Need more ammo to convince the C-suite that investing in cybersecurity is a good idea? A new report from Gemalto may do the trick, showing how the severity of breaches has increased in the past year alone.

According to Gemalto’s 2018 Breach Level Index, 4.5 billion records were stolen, lost or compromised worldwide in the first half of 2018, representing a 133 percent increase over the first half of 2017. In addition, 42.7 billion records were potentially exposed to a breach in the first half of 2018, up from 17.0 billion over the first half of 2017.

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