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H1 2016 Data Breach Report - Breach Level Index

H1 2016 Data Breach Report - Breach Level Index

According to the latest Breach Level Index report, there were 974 reported data breaches and more than 554 million compromised data records worldwide in the first half of 2016. 

Other key findings include:

  • Identity theft accounted for 64% of all data breaches, up from 53% in the previous six months
  • Malicious outsiders were responsible for 69% of breaches, up from 56% in the previous six months
  • Across industries, healthcare accounted for 27% of data breaches, a 25% increase compared to the previous six months
  • The top three geographic regions for reported data breaches were North America (79%), Europe (9%), and Asia-Pacific (8%). 

Download the full report today for complete insights into breach incidents by industry, source, type, and geographic region.

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