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Dutch watchdog records over 2,300 data breaches in Q1

Thursday 11 May 2017 | 09:35 CET | News
Over 2,300 data breaches were reported to privacy watchdog Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens (AP) in the first quarter. The sectors health and welfare (27%), financial services (21%) and public administration (20%) reported the most data breaches. The health sector also reported a high number in 2016, with over a quarter of all the reported breaches. The AP started 135 investigations into data breaches and security in the quarter, with part of those still running. In 2016, a total of 5,500 data breaches were reported. The investigations of 2016 have so far only led to warnings; no fines have been

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Companies: Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens
Countries: Netherlands
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