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The Year in Breach: What 2018 Can Tell Us About 2019

Applying Lessons Learned From Last Year’s Data Breaches

From scandals to natural disasters, 2018 was a wild ride – especially when it came to data breaches. Who could forget these high-profile companies admitting they’d failed to protect the personal information of millions of users?

  • Facebook/Cambridge Analytica
  • Under Armour
  • Twitter
  • Exactis
  • Marriott
  • British Airways
  • FIFA

No business wants to be in those shoes. Avoiding a data breach of your own starts with understanding what went wrong in 2018 and applying those lessons moving forward.

Under Attack: The Year in Breach is our free e-book exploring the global landscape of data breaches across the United States, Canada, Europe, and Australia/New Zealand. It’s filled with actionable insights for protecting your customers, employees, and business.

A Sneak Peek of What’s Inside

In 2018, data breaches increased in cost, size, and impact.

Identify theft continues to be the most prevalent breach type. In fact, identity theft represented 65% of the breaches that occurred in the first half of 2018.

Sophisticated cybercrimes, precious personal information, and glaring vulnerabilities have emerged as common themes in the cybersecurity arena.

So What Can You Do?

Quickly detecting and mitigating data breaches is key to lowering the costs and damages of the breach. Currently, it takes businesses an average of 191 days to realize they’ve had a data breach and another 66 days to fully contain it.

It’s paramount to invest in solutions that can:

  • Pinpoint threats proactively
  • Contain compromises quickly
  • Empower affected parties to take action

Discover loads of invaluable insights to guide your cybersecurity decisions from Under Attack: The Year in Breach.



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