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Tuesday, 4 August 2020

Global Data Breaches - July 2020

July 2020 saw another 86 Data Breaches reported which accounted for 77.7 Million Data Records reported compromised.

July's total amount of Data Breaches reported decreased by over 6% from last month, and the total amount of Data Records reported compromised also decreased by over 98% from last month.

The hardest hit sectors were Healthcare, Education and Technology, with most breach types continuing to be Cyber Attack and Internal Error, accounting for over 67% of total Data Breaches reported this year.

Currently this takes the yearly totals so far to 565 Data Breaches reported and 19 Billion Data Records reported comprised as of the end of July 2020.

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Data Source: IT Governance.