Nearly half of global consumers expect to be affected by a data breach

first_img ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr In today’s increasingly digital world, data breaches have become a fact of life with new research from OpSec Security revealing that nearly half (48%) of global consumers expect to suffer a data breach at some point in the future while 30 percent have already fallen victim to one.To compile its latest Consumer Barometer report, the security firm surveyed 2,600 global consumers to find that 46 percent of data breach victims have been contacted by companies two to five times to inform them that their data was compromised while nine percent of respondents have been contacted more than five times.Being contacted by companies about data breaches has led over half (55%) of consumers to believe that organizations aren’t’ doing enough to protect their data. continue reading »last_img

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