Identity theft report 2008

Highlights from reports on identity theft from the ITRC Breaches 2008 Summary 

Reports of data breaches increased dramatically in 2008. The Identity Theft Resource Center’s 2008 breach report reached 656 reported breaches at the end of 2008, reflecting an increase of 47% over last year’s total of 446.

and

According to ITRC reports, only 2.4% of all breaches had encryption or other strong protection methods in use. Only 8.5% of reported breaches had password protection. It is obvious that the bulk of breached data was unprotected by either encryption or even passwords.

Interesting…

 

 

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2 Responses to Identity theft report 2008

  1. Pingback: Identity theft report 2008 « CryptoBlog - Data Security and … | Blocking Identity Theft

  2. RaiulBaztepo says:

    Hello!
    Very Interesting post! Thank you for such interesting resource!
    PS: Sorry for my bad english, I’v just started to learn this language 😉
    See you!
    Your, Raiul Baztepo

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