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BREACH LEVEL INDEX
THE GEOGRAPHIC VIEW
NORTH AMERICA 76% 1,164 INCIDENTS
1,107 United States 57 Canada
Data breaches took place all over the world in 2014, but some regions were harder hit than others.
Easily at the top of the list in terms of the number of breaches was North America with 1,164 breaches, accounting for about three quarters of all breaches (76%). Those attacks involved more than 390 million records, or 38% of the total.
A distant second was Europe, with 190 breaches and about 79 million records. While Asia-Pacific had fewer breaches (129), it had the most number of records compromised: 545 million, or almost half of the total for the whole year.
Other regions that suffered attacks included Israel
(17 attacks), the Middle East (15), Africa (8) and 6 South America (6).
LATIN AMERICA
<1% 12 INCIDENTS
3 Brazil
2 Dominican Republic 7 Other countries
Among individual countries, the United States had the most data breaches, with 1,107. That accounted for 72% among all nations worldwide. Next was the United Kingdom, with 117 (8%), Canada 57 (4%), Australia 30 (2%), Israel 17 (1%) and China 17 (1%).


































































































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