Category: GDPR

Business data breach headlines being ignored?

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It’s understood that business data breach headlines are still being ignored by business leaders, despite the monumental costs and consequences they can have.

Although the research and studies bring about all sorts of facts and figures, another recent worrying one indicated that only around a third of businesses are properly investing in new software to protect themselves against the increasing risks of hacks and business data breaches.

With huge names suffering massive losses as a result of big breaches, this number really isn’t reflective of a proper desire to protect the data they hold.

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GDPR data breach increasing or just more reporting?

data breaches expected to soar with introduction of new gdpr rules

Are we seeing an increase in GDPR data breach instances since the new rules came into force in May 2018, or is it just a case of more reporting?

According to recent research, reports of GDPR data breach incidents more than doubled between May, which saw the new rules come into force on 25th, and June 2018 the following month. Does this mean that incidents massively spiked and increased during that short period of time, or are organisations so in fear of the new rules that they’re reporting every little breach that may be happening?

The results are what we expected.

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