BetaNews: Number of data breaches falls but 2018 is still set to be the second worst year on record

BetaNews: Number of data breaches falls but 2018 is still set to be the second worst year on record. “In the final quarter of 2018, the number of reported breaches is down by eight percent and the number of exposed records is down around 49 percent, from seven billion in 2017. The latest Data Breach QuickView report from Risk Based Security shows that seven breaches exposed 100 million or more records with the 10 largest breaches accounting for 84.5 percent of the records exposed this year to date.”