Organisations lost over 2.5 billion data records worldwide in 2017

Organisations across the globe suffered as many as 1,765 "reported" data breaches that resulted in the loss or theft of 2.5 billion data records in 2017, 1.9 billion of which were lost or stolen due to human error or employee carelessness, security firm Gemalto's latest Breach Level Index report has revealed.

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