The Unlucky 13: 2015’s Biggest Breaches
December 8, 2015 | DevOps | joanna mastrocola
We’re approaching 2016 and it looks like we are headed for another year filled with costly data breaches. Every week it seems that a new company has left our data susceptible to cybercriminals and we are forced to monitor our accounts, waiting for suspicious activity. Despite the bad press, poor reputation, and high prices that come along with data breaches, enterprises are still failing to place security at the top of their to-do list.
The Ponemon Institute reports that the average data breach costs companies approximately $3.8 million dollars. This year, millions of consumer data was exposed. Take a look at 13 of the biggest data breaches of 2015 that exposed nearly 208 million records.
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