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Data Breach

Data breach definition (noun)

A data breach is a security incident that involves the exposure, loss, theft, destruction, or alteration of personal information — either intentional or accidental. Cyber attacks and human error can both be responsible for data breaches.

Appears in: GDPR, CCPA, Privacy Policies, and Cookie Policies

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