Blog Posts Tagged with "Identity Theft Resource Center"

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Study Finds Minimal Transparency in Breach Reports

July 17, 2012 Added by:Headlines

"Other than breaches reported by the media and a few progressive state websites, there continues to be little or no information available on many data breach events. The public has no way of knowing just how minor or serious the data exposure was for any given incident," ITRC states...

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Data Breaches Are Up While Lost Records Are Down

July 06, 2011 Added by:Robert Siciliano

There are now multiple breach lists, and not all define a data breach the same way. According to the Identity Theft Resource Center, there were at least 662 data breaches in 2010, which exposed more than 16 million records. Nearly two-thirds of breaches exposed Social Security numbers...

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Criminal Hackers Responsible For Most Data Breaches

March 04, 2011 Added by:Robert Siciliano

According to the ITRC, there were at least 662 data breaches in 2010, which exposed more than 16 million records. Nearly two-thirds of breaches exposed Social Security numbers, and 26% involved credit or debit card data. The majority of these attacks were malicious hacks or insider theft...

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Top Five Security Threats to Monitor

February 25, 2011 Added by:Headlines

One of the biggest problems Khan notes is the inability of targeted entities to produce accurate information pertaining to attack attribution, citing a report by the ITRC which stated that out of the 662 registered breaches, forty percent of targets could not identify the origin of the attacks...

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