Incomplete Data Breach Records Up as US Debates Cybersecurity Authority
Heightened cybercrime and incomplete reporting records are concerning cybersecurity researchers at a time when it remains unclear which U.S. federal agency should take the lead on crafting comprehensive cyber breach and incident disclosure rules.
There were 1,291 publicly-reported U.S. data compromises in the first nine months of this year, according to the Identity Theft Resource Center, a nonprofit that supports victims of identity crime. At that pace, the 2022 numbers are unlikely to surpass the record 1,862 data breaches reported last year.
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