NEW YORK, October 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Recently, a large bank confirmed that more than 50% of all households in the United States were affected by a data breach that hit its data systems.

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With hacking reaching a dangerous high point in the region, Ground Labs has released an analysis of the breach titled ‘It’s a Toss-Up Whether Your American Household Was Hit By a Data Breach- Can Hackers Be Stopped?‘.

The guidance shares gathered statistics from various news sources that serve to highlight the current state of data security in America, and the need for a vast improvement in security standards.

Also addressed in the article is the technology arms race currently taking place between hackers and those who work tirelessly to secure our data, with the scale currently being tipped in the hackers’ favour.

While new data security technologies are currently en route to being implemented around America, there is an immediate need for better data security in the nation. The article stresses the need for corporations to use every currently-available method to help boost their own security.

About Ground Labs

Ground Labs is a global leader in the development of cardholder data discovery software for the payment card industry. Its flagship products, Card Recon and Enterprise Recon, identify data storage risks on thousands of computer systems worldwide, helping companies prevent security breaches that result in the theft of customers’ credit and debit card numbers. For more information and product demos, visit

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