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44% of North American Companies Have Seen Several Data Breaches This Year

  • eWeekNews, Wednesday, November 30, 2016 10:22 AM
Twenty percent of B2B companies reported that they were the victim of four or more data breaches in the past year, according to a new report from Internet security firm Kaspersky Lab. The research revealed that 44 percent of enterprises in North America were impacted by four or more breaches and 50 percent of companies in North America assume that IT security will be compromised at some point. Globally, 54 percent of respondents attributed the breaches to inappropriate data sharing on mobile devices. In North America, 22 percent of companies said that viruses, malware and Trojans were the biggest risk.

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