Data breaches: Blame sloppy companies, not hackers
Electronic records in the United States are streaming out of companies at a rate of 6 million a month this year, up roughly 200,000 a month from last year, according to a University of Washington researcher.
The researcher says organizations that accidentally expose their data are often to blame due to administrative errors, insider abuse, stolen equipment and the like.
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