Posted on 09 October 2018 by
Gemalto has analyzed the Breach Level Index observations during the first half of 2018. Its findings are truly staggering. In just six months, the system tracked more than 4.5 billion breached data files. This figure represents a 133 percent increase over H1 2017, and it’s more than double the amount reported for the entire 2017 calendar year.
Posted on 13 April 2018 by
Break down of the 2017 Breach Level Index stats found: 7,125,940 compromised every day 2,96914 compromised records every hour 4,949 compromised records every minute 82 compromised records every second Last year was a monumental year for data breaches. According to the new Breach Level Index (BLI), in 2017, the number of data records compromised in […]
Posted on 18 January 2018 by
Ransomware is a form of malware that takes hostage of systems, either by locking the user out completely, or locking files so they can’t be accessed. In 2017, we saw a huge increase in ransomware including WannaCry and NotPetya, two massive global attacks. Large companies including HBO and KQED were also attacked.
Posted on 29 March 2017 by
Data breach trends in last year’s Breach Level Index shows a shift in cybercriminals activity. What and why are these changes important? Did anything improve? What can we do about to minimize the chance of a data breach?
Posted on 03 March 2016 by
Learn what 2015 data breach statistics reveal about retail, government, and other industries as well as the leading types and sources of breaches.
Posted on 09 September 2015 by
Here’s the good news first: Just released by Gemalto and based on publicly available breach information, the Breach Level Index (BLI) report for H1 2015 shows that the number of data records lost or stolen in the first half of this year – 245.9 million records* total – was down by about 40% compared to […]