irish data breaches

“IRISH companies are suffering data breaches in record numbers, according to a major new survey from The Irish Computer Society.”

Firstly the definition of a data breach according to wikipeadia – “A data breach is a security incident in which sensitive, protected or confidential data is copied, transmitted, viewed, stolen or used by an individual unauthorized to do so.”

It has being discovered that “four-fifths of all Irish data breaches come from firms employees”.

The survey, conducted among IT administrators in 256 Irish-based companies, reveals that more than half of Irish firms have experienced a data breach in the last 12 months, with 22pc suffering multiple breaches.

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