The Breach Level Index by Gemalto reveals a drop in breach incidents and number of records breached within Asia Pacific’s retail and e-commerce industries.
There were 239 incidents in 2015 compared to 215 incidents in 2016, translating to a 10% drop.
The number of records breached saw a 18.8% drop from 40,106,345 records in 2015, to 32,551,173 records in 2016.
Top data breaches in the retail sector are as follow:
The findings also indicates drop in breach incidents and number of records breached for the global retail sector.