GDPR report reveals only half of data breaches reported within 72 hours

28/03/2024 | French DPA

A report from the French data protection authority, the CNIL, reveals that of the 17,483 data breach notifications, around 50% were reported within 72 hours, while only 75% were reported within 11 days. Elsewhere, the CNIL said that more than half of the reported breaches originated from hacking, with ransomware ranking first, followed by phishing attacks.  Lost or stolen equipment, improper submissions, and unintentional postings also contribute to the most common sources of data breaches.

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