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Breach

A violation. For trade and legal contexts, see breach of concession agreement and breach of contract.
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org and Web sites like it help her organization compile information on data breaches.
One of the things we're seeing is a spate of breaches in agent offices," Christenson said.
Thus, the program continues to provide greater rewards to compliance oriented, proactive plan sponsors and fiduciaries, who establish practices and procedures to identify and correct fiduciary breaches and prohibited transactions when they occur.
Jacobs said the FBI and Secret Service frequently investigate cyber breaches.
The money lost to data breaches shall be counted as "a permanent cost" and organizations need to be prepared to deal with them and "incorporate in their data protection strategies", suggested the Ponemon Institute.
The study, based on its response to client data breaches in the first six months of 2016, also found a consistent level of hacks in the healthcare, higher education and retail sectors compared to 2015.
Gemalto have released the findings of the Breach Level Index for the first six months of 2015, revealing that 888 data breaches occurred, compromising 246 million records worldwide.
Gemalto today released the findings of the Breach Level Index for the first six months of 2015, revealing that 888 data breaches occurred, compromising 246 million records worldwide.
Despite a number of recent high profile data breaches, efforts to pass Congressional legislation that would establish national standards for data security have failed, according to a new Experian report, "Policymakers Renew Focus on Data Breach Laws.
There are two types of Nunn-McCurdy breaches: significant breaches and critical breaches.
The Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) Breach Report recorded 498 data breaches in 2009, down from the 657 reported in 2008.