Today, organizations face cyber security incidents across every sector. Data breaches are one of the most prevalent. If we were to define a data breach, it would be, “the intentional or unintentional release of secure information to an untrusted environment” (National Forum on Education Statistics). 
A data breach can come from a variety of sources, including:
- Internal threats—Actors within an organization.
- External threats—Actors from outside an organization.
- Intentional breaches—Breaches