6 Data Breach Trends To Watch In 2015

The Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC), reports that there have been over 700 data breaches recorded in the U.S. so far this year, a 26 percent increase over the same time period in 2013. The Target breach that occurred late last year appears to have been a watershed moment that has led to a domino effect of intrusions that have continued throughout 2014. Does 2015 stand poised to eclipse the breadth and scope of data breaches that have been reported this year?

Experian released its “Second Annual Data Breach Industry Forecast,” which highlighted six different trends to watch in 2015.

Click here to download a full copy of the 2015 Data Breach Industry Forecast.

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