Data breaches shown by source of stolen data

Advisen data shows most data breach sources occur via a laptop computer or mobile device, indicating employee negligence is a more significant risk factor for information leakages than high-profile criminal hacking gangs.

A 2013 Ponemon Institute survey shows employee or contractor negligence and system error or malfunctions are the two primary sources of security and data breach incidents experienced by organizations.

For more data breach data analysis, read this week’s Weekly Download, out on Friday February 7.