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US data breaches increase 40 percent in 2016

The number of US data breaches tracked in 2016 hit an all-time record high of 1,093, according to a new report released today by the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) and CyberScout (formerly IDT911). This represents a substantial hike of 40% over the near record high of 780 reported in 2015. This raises the question: [...]

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