2016 Data Breach Update

shutterstock_103173644Since the beginning of the year, businesses have reported 300+ data breaches, compromising a climbing total of more than 11 million personal records for employees and consumers nationwide.   In March alone, some of the highest profile data breaches reported accounted for more than 40% of the total compromised records since the beginning of 2016. Following are just a few of the largest breaches reported:

  • Trump Hotels
  • Verizon Enterprise Solutions
  • 21st Century Oncology compromised
  • Centene
  • Time Warner Cable
  • Bailey’s, Inc.
  • Cox Communications
  • Wells Fargo ATMs
  • WalMart (Pharmacy)
  • Spotify

For more data breach records, updates, and statistics, check out the Identity Theft Resource Center 2016 Data Breach Report at http://www.idtheftcenter.org/images/breach/DataBreachReports_2016.pdf

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