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Cost of Data Breaches Soon to Reach the Trillions

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In his 3/8/17 article, “Rising cost of data breaches to $2.1 trillion by 2019…” Luke Irwin of IT Governance ominously wrote: “[W]e found an astounding figure of 3.1 billion records leaked in 2016, conservatively. We also discovered an infiltration of law firms’ email worth $4 million stolen [and] data breaches anticipated to be at 2.1 trillion by 2019, in less than 2 years from now.”

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Topics: LegalTech, compliance, databreach, Unstructureddata, Cyber Security, Legal Technology, Data Security, Luke Irwin, Global Breach Level Index

Sensitive Facebook User Records Exposed on Web, But What About the Unstructured Stuff?

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In the Washington Post article, entitled “Millions of sensitive Facebook user records were left exposed on public web, security researchers say,” Post reporters Tony Romm and Elizabeth Dwoskin report that over a half billion Facebook records have been sitting exposed to any comers on an Amazon cloud-computing server. Cybersecurity implications – and lessons –keep spinning off from the social media giant’s privacy stumblings.

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Topics: LegalTechnology, securityrisk, riskmanagement, datasecurity, sensativedata, risk, Unstructureddata, legal

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