In 2008, more than 285 million sensitive records were reported to have been breached. 99.9 percent of the records were stolen from servers and applications. The companies held accountable for the breaches paid hundreds of millions of dollars for notifications, restitution and fines. And according to Slavik Markovich, CTO for the database security company Sentrigo, we can expect an increase in not only the number of data breaches but also the sophistication of how they happen.
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