State of (in)security - Week 26, 2023
Take action: Security happens before you drop the egg basket. Everything you do after that should be about cleanup and learning how not to drop it the next time. Just don't try to create a theater performance of gluing the eggs or claiming that the eggs were in somebody else's basket. In practice, ignoring reported vulnerabilities for a year and sharing passwords is not negligent. It's criminal.
There were a total of 4,320,447 impacted individuals across 11 incidents, with the largest breach being the BlackCat gang suspected of hacking NHS trust with 2.5 million patients incident exposing 2,500,000 individuals. Since not all incidents report a number of impacted individuals, the real number is definitely higher than that.
|Number of incidents
|finance, pension funds
|energy, oil and gas