Human error top cause of self-reported data breaches

New research from the security firm Kroll has revealed that self-reported data breaches are seven times more likely to be caused by human error than by hackers. Most common mistakes were made by people sending data via email to the wrong recipient (477 reports) or by post (441 reports). Surprisingly loss or theft of paperwork was responsible for 438 incidents.

Source: Human error top cause of self-reported data breaches | ITProPortal

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