Breach Level Index

Data Breaches Down, Data Losses Way Up in BLI Update

Data Breaches Down, Data Losses Way Up in BLI Update

Gemalto has released the latest findings from its Breach Level Index, illustrating new trends that emerged with the conclusion of 2017. The good news is that the number of data breach incidents went down by 11 percent compared to 2016. The bad news is that more data was compromised: Gemalto says last year saw the theft…

Encryption Down, Data Breaches Way Up in Latest Breach Level Index Update

Encryption Down, Data Breaches Way Up in Latest Breach Level Index Update

The first half of this year saw 1.9 billion data records compromised across 918 breaches, according to the latest update to Gemalto’s Breach Level Index. Compared to the last half of 2016, that’s a 164 percent increase. And it points to a disturbing upwards trend, given that 2016 as a whole saw a data breach…

2016 Saw 1.4 Billion Records Compromised in Hack Attacks: Gemalto

2016 Saw 1.4 Billion Records Compromised in Hack Attacks: Gemalto

One thousand seven hundred and ninety-two data breaches compromised nearly 1.4 billion records last year, according to Gemalto’s Breach Level Index. The publication is the product of a global database of publicly disclosed breaches. According to its data, last year’s stats reflect an 86 percent increase in data breaches compared to 2015, with some of…