Data Breaches Rampant in 2008

More electronic records were breached in 2008 than in the previous four years combined, and most of those breaches were initiated by external sources and took place in the financial industry, according to the 2009 Verizon Business Data Breach Investigations Report (pdf).

The research is based on Verizon Business data of 285 million compromised records from 90 confirmed breaches, reports MarketingVOX.

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