High-profile data breaches show no sign of slowing down. In the first quarter of 2019, there were 281 reported data breaches, exposing more than 4.53 billion records.
Companies have overlooked the fact that cybercriminals are becoming more sophisticated with automation, and these 4.5 billion exposed records will become 4.5 billion new opportunities for criminals to commit automated fraud online. Organizations are not where they need to be when it comes to protecting their online ecosystems against attacks and the reality of the situation is troubling. And as 2019 progresses, companies will continue to be impacted by these data breaches—even if they’re not directly involved—here’s how.
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