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Cyber security incidents and their risk continue to rise, says a new report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office. The magnitude of the threat is compounded by the ever-increasing sophistication of cyber attack techniques, that can target target individuals, businesses, critical infrastructures, or government organizations.
The report looks at Federal agencies in particular and found that over the past 6 years, the number of incidents reported to the Federal information security incident center has increased by nearly 680 percent.
Access the report here.