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Wednesday, 2 December 2020

Global Data Breaches - November 2020

November 2020 saw another 103 Data Breaches reported which accounted for 586.7 Million Data Records reported compromised.

November's total amount of Data Breaches reported decreased by over 11% from last month, but the total amount of Data Records reported compromised increased by over 577% from last month.

The hardest hit sectors were Healthcare, Technology and Public Sector, with most breach types continuing to be Cyber Attack, Internal Error and Ransomware, accounting for over 71% of total Data Breaches reported this year.

Currently this takes the yearly totals so far to 986 Data Breaches reported and 20 Billion Data Records reported comprised as of the end of November 2020.

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Data Source: IT Governance.