Trend Micro Marks 2011 “The Year of Data Breaches”

A look back: 2011 put a heavy price on data, and the security industry was challenged more than ever to protect this new currency.

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Marlow, UK - January 17, 2012 - Having spent much of the year battling data breaches that led to huge information and financial loss, the security industry was likely relieved to see 2011 come to a close. In its annual threat roundup report, Trend Micro wraps 2011 as “The Year of Data Breaches,” after witnessing large, well-known companies succumb to targeted data breach attacks that not only stained reputations, but caused them significant collateral damage.
Authored by Trend Micro threat researchers , this year’s report revisits past predictions, and summarises notable threat incidents and security wins throughout 2011. Highlights include:

 


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