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Staying ahead of cyber-crime is more important now than ever
In this edition of your monthly newsletter, we look at the largest theft of digital data so far, safeguards against hackers and a few interesting articles from around the web.
As reported by Nicole Perlroth and David Gellesa in The
Data breaches have become more and more common over the last several years. According to a report from the U.S. Justice Department, about 16.6 million people were affected in 2012. Credit cards (40 percent) and bank accounts (37 percent) were the most common types of misused information. The
Companies of all sizes rely on critical business data in order to be successful. Based on a Trend Micro-sponsored Ponemon Institute study, more than 78 percent of organizations have suffered at least one data breach over the past two years with another 13 percent being unsure of an attack.