Poor Privacy Practices Sharply Boost Likelihood of a Data Breach, Study Shows

Poor Privacy Practices Sharply Boost Likelihood of a Data Breach, Study Shows

Posted July 27, 2020

Poor Privacy Practices Sharply Boost Likelihood of a Data Breach, Study Shows

  • Companies that don’t change their perception about data protection are increasing their odds of suffering a data breach by a whopping 80% and, in the event of a breach, will face fines seven times larger than companies with the best scores, according to a new report.
  • The correlations between the likelihood of experiencing data breaches and poor privacy practices stem from willful ignorance, oversight of privacy best practices that increase risk exposure, and company culture around responsible data stewardship.

– Filip Truta | July 27, 2020