2016 Year of the Mega-Breach, More to Come?

By Ken Mafli

With over four billion records leaked last year, “2016 was a defining year for security” reported IBM X-Force in its recent report. For me there were three brief highlights from the report:

  • “The average client organization experienced more than 54 million security events in 2016”—only 3% more events than 2015
  • Client organizations experienced an average 12% decrease in attacks in 2016 compared to 2015
  • The average monitored client was found to have experienced 93 security incidents in 2016”, down 48% from the 178 discovered in 2015

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