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There’s a new term arising in discussions around cybersecurity that should be of concern to everyone: data breach fatigue.

And sure, it’s easy for the average person to look at the numerous stories arising on a daily basis and resort to the posture of “well, breaches are inevitable so why bother?” but this could be very dangerous.

There are so many stories about breaches … or risks of breaches … or how to prevent breaches … or the need to report breaches that we stop seeing them. We have forgotten about the importance of the data, why it is being stolen and how it could be used. And we need to remind ourselves not only just how valuable our data is, but how easily it can be used for criminal purposes.

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