Data Breach: What Is a Data Breach and How to Prevent One

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Data Breach: What Is a Data Breach and How to Prevent One

Fri, 16/08/2019 - 09:00
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A data breach is a security incident where sensitive, protected confidential information is copied, transmitted, viewed, stolen or used by a person or persons with unauthorized access. Data breaches can involve financial information like credit card numbers or bank account details, personal health information (PHI), personally identifiable information (PII), trade secrets or intellectual property. Other terms for data breaches include unintentional information disclosure, data leak, cloud leak, information leakage or a data spill.

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