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25 October 2018

We'll preface this article with findings from the Verizon 2018 breach report, that 68% of breaches took the victims more than one month to discover...

An update has been provided on British Airways recent breach.

It's original figure of 380,000 payment cards (used with BA between 21 August and 5 September) has been downgraded to 244,000.

But, around 185,000 customers that made reward bookings with a payment card from 21 April to 28 July are now at risk. Data includes names, addresses, email addresses, card numbers and expiry dates. Card verification values (CVV2) were also exposed for 77k of those customers.

We think they could have done with data protection advisory services from DataGRC and the Data Sentinel online Data Protection training, Records Management and Compliance Assessment tools.

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