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US #1 In Data Breaches

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The United States is leading the way in data breaches according to Risk Based Security’s 2016 Year End Data Breach. The report shows that 47.5 percent of announced data breaches that exposed user data in came from the U.S. IT security experts from Tripwire commented below.

Dwayne Melancon, VP of Product at Tripwire:

“The US is a leading world economy – and one of the most connected economies – so it isn’t surprising that nearly half of the world’s data breaches are in the US. A lot of organizations have gone after the “quick fixes” for information security, but that isn’t sufficient, as the results indicate.”

Dwayne says, “Organizations that are concerned about breaches will benefit most from focusing on the foundational information security controls – that involves knowing what is on your network and how that’s changing; how your IT assets relate to the business; implementing a...(continued)

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