Lessons Learned From 4 Major Data Breaches In 2013
Breach stats are declining, but data is still at risk from poorly protected databases, applications and endpoints.
Last year at this time the running count already totaled approximately 27.8 million records compromised and 637 breaches reported. This year, that tally so far equals about 10.6 million records compromised and 483 breaches reported. It's a testament to the progress the industry has made in the fundamentals of compliance and security best practices. But the record this year is clearly far from perfect.
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