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How to Protect Your Organization from a Data Breach – 2020

October 8th, 2019 (Updated 03/23/2021)

Duncan Hendy

Defending Your Company Against Data Breaches A recent report by Risk Based Security (RBS) reveals that there have already been 3,800 data breaches in the first half of 2019, exposing over 4.1 billion records. Over the last four years, there has been at least a 50% increase in data breaches!  What is a Data Breach?  A data breach is a security incident where confidential information is exposed to unauthorized parties. It could be accidental or intentional and may also be referred to as a data leak, data spill, or information leakage.   The International Standards of IT security (ISO/IEC 27040) and the GDPR define a data breach...

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