World’s Biggest Data Breaches

Information Is Beautiful has created a continuously updated visualization on the biggest data breaches throughout the world. The graphic depicts breaches that exceed more than 30,000 records and gives details on the biggest breaches and the root cause or issue that caused the breach.

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This is a great tool to utilize to showcase exactly how frequent and common large data breaches are – and these are just the instances of over 30,000! Imagine the number of data breaches that are being caused throughout the world with less.

A business can be fined for even just one record stolen, and in the instance of HIPAA compliance, that fine could be up to $50,000 (for just one record!). Malicious cyber crimes are increasing faster than seems possible, so it’s important to showcase to businesses how vulnerable they are without a proactive security solution.

Reach out to our IT sales team to find out more about how we can help ensure the security of your business’s most vital resource: your data.