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breach

1. the act of a whale in breaking clear of the water
2. the breaking of sea waves on a shore or rock
3. an obsolete word for wound
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NRF prefers the approach being taken by the House Energy and Commerce Committee, which held a listening session last week where representatives of a cross section of industries that would be affected by a breach law were allowed to voice their concerns.
According to the notification sent out to customers, Pizza Hut the data breach stemmed from a vulnerability on the company's website.
According to the Breach Level Index, more than 9 billion data records have been exposed since 2013 when the index began benchmarking publicly disclosed data breaches.
Most of the industries the Breach Level Index tracks had more than a 100% increase in the number of compromised, stolen or lost records.
In a 2015 security breach at Anthem, hackers stole as many as 37.
That all-time largest breach occurred in China and exposed 2 billion records, but the next largest was reported here in the United States in March, when 1.
When compared to other markets, organizations in Saudi Arabia and the UAE saw the second highest average cost of a data breach at $4.
Although the overall cost of a data breach reportedly decreased in 2017, certain regions, particularly the U.
The sheer volume of the data and the assorted methods to exchange and share data makes it imperative that the DON be prepared to respond to a PII breach and mitigate the impact of a breach on department personnel.
Identity theft was the leading type of data breach in 2016, accounting for 59 per cent of all data breaches.
With heightened scrutiny from State AGs, an alphabet soup of federal regulators -- including the Federal Trade Commission and Securities and Exchange Commission -- and the ever-present risk of litigation arising from breaches, retailers must understand the current data breach litigation landscape and how to mitigate risk.
For the first six months of 2016, identity theft was the leading type of data breach, accounting for 64% of all data breaches, up from 53% in the previous six months.