Lessons Learned from the Trenches Handling Mega Breaches

NONE | April 26, 2016

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As the era of big data continues to march forward, so does the number of data breaches. In fact, studies indicate that companies are attacked an average of almost 17,000 times per year, and many of those attacks result in a quantifiable data breach.

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