Surge in number of data breaches reported to Commission in 2018

 

The number of data breaches reported to the Data Protection Commission soared by 70% last year, as new data protection rules were introduced across Europe.In total, the watchdog was notified of 4,740 breaches during 2018, with 3,542 of those lodged in the seven months after the General Data Protection Regulation came into force in May.

The full article: https://www.rte.ie/news/ireland/2019/0228/1033342-data/

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