The number of reported security incidents rose 48 percent this year to 42.8 million – which is the equivalent of 117,339 attacks per day.
The FBI and DHS have issued a warning to businesses about the increase in security incidents involving malicious insiders (current or former employees, contractors, or other business partners).
The 2014 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report revealed a disturbing trend, which is the fact that users’ access rights have become a weak point in the security policies for the majority of organizations.
It seems that there is a leaker following in the footsteps of Edward Snowden, and US government officials are trying to discover his or her identity, as they confirmed for the CNN on Tuesday.
Cybersecurity is a never-ending battle requiring around-the-clock attention.
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