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Verizon: Cyber Espionage, Privilege Misuse, Miscellaneous Errors as Top 3 Breach Patterns in Public Sector

A new Verizon report says cyber espionage, error by insiders and privilege misuse accounted for 72 percent of data breaches in the public sector. Verizon analyzed over 41K security incidents and more than 2K data breaches from 86 countries for the 2019 Data Breach Investigations Report and found that 16 percent of breaches occurred in the public sector.

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