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DATA RECORDS STOLEN/ LOST BY INDUSTRY
2014
YEAR IN REVIEW
5%
5%
9% 20%
55%
3%3%
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The breach numbers have to
be somewhat good news for an industry that is always concerned about attacks aimed at stealing intellectual property or launched for competitive reasons. Perhaps companies focused on technology are more proactive when it comes to deploying security tools to help protect their networks and data.
The technology industry, which includes social media sites, had
The breaches against IT companies involved 96,493,092 data records, or 9% of the total. That percentage is down sharply from 2013, when it was 43%. Average records lost per breach in the industry was 720,097, compared with 5,700,000 in 2013. Top breaches in technology for the year included Naver, with
an account access breach that exposed 25,000,000 records, and KT Corporation, with 12,000,000 records in identity theft.
data breaches in 2014. That accounted for 9% of the total, down from 11% in 2013.
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