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Personal data found by Positive Technologies as top type of stolen data from cybersecurity incidents in 2018 Q1

Types of Data Stolen Globally From Cybersecurity Incidents
2018 Q1 (percentage)

Proof Point Findings:
  • Cybersecurity Incident – Malicious attack on vulnerabilities of computer systems, networks, Internet applications, or devices to gain illegal access to data or cause disruption
  • Individual Data – Positive Technologies found 33% of data stolen from cybersecurity attacks in 2018 Q1 were personal data, followed by credentials (28%)
  • Financials and Secrets – Payment card information and corporate secrets ranked third as top type of data stolen
  • Key Growth Drivers – Include rising number and sophistication of global cyberattacks and increasing sensitivity of personal, government, healthcare and financial data migrated to cloud
Accelerator: Cybersecurity
Sector: Cross-sector

Date Last Updated: November 30, 2018

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