Finance sector is second, with criminal attacks and human error playing significant roles in both sectors

The private health and financial sectors suffered more data breaches than any other sector between April and June, with human error a major source of those breaches.

The quarterly notifiable data breaches report published by the Office of the Australia Information Commissioner (Oaic) on Tuesday found malicious or criminal attacks accounted for 59% of data breaches, with theft of paperwork or storage devices a significant source of those attacks. Human error accounted for 36% of data breaches.

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