[unisog] Educational Security Incidents Year in Review - 2007 is now available
adam at adamdodge.com
Mon Feb 11 13:00:31 GMT 2008
I just wanted to make a quick announcement to everyone this morning.
The Educational Security Incidents Year in Review for 2007 is now available.
Found at www.adamdodge.com/esi/year_review_2007, the ESI Year in Review
examines all of the information security incidents occurring at colleges and
universities around the world as reported in the news during 2007.
2007 marked a significant change for information security incidents reported
in the news. Among the changes are an increase in both the number of
incidents reported and the number of institutions reporting a breach as well
as the addition to new categories such as incident type "Employee Fraud" and
information type "Username and Password".
Here is a sample of the information contained in the Educational Security
Incidents (ESI) Year in Review - 2007:
- Total Number of Incidents: 139, a 67.5% increase over 2006
- Total Number of Institutions Affected: 112, a 72.3% increase over 2006
- Total Number of Incidents by Type
- Employee Fraud: 1
- Impersonation: 3
- Loss: 12
- Penetration: 30
- Theft: 39
- Unauthorized Disclosure: 53
The full Year in Review is for free at
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