Data Breaches: Public Sector Perspectives

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A data breach exposes confidential, protected data to unauthorized access and manipulation. This study examines the extent and occurrences of data breaches in the US public sector through an analysis of data breaches over a five-year period. This research is motivated by two questions: What are the current trends of data breaches in the public sector and how do contextual governmental factors impact these data breaches?

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number7950860
Pages (from-to)57-64
Number of pages8
JournalIT Professional
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jul 1 2018

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Software
  • Hardware and Architecture
  • Computer Science Applications

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