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These Are the 300 Biggest Data Leaks Ever

July 25, 2013

Look at the size of these incidents…think of how many thousands of tiny information losses happen every day. Cyber security is not the answer. You need a Enterprise Risk Management strategy that integrates the whole organisation, and puts risk management at the head of the agenda instead of buries somewhere in the appendix.

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It seems like companies these days are collecting more data on us than ever before. Every time you give that car dealership your email or give a store your zip code, you’ve given up a piece of yourself that can be used to uncover even more of your personal data. Your information is worth a lot, given how Facebook and Google make billions per year off it.

To use pretty much any piece of technology these days, you have to have a certain amount of trust in corporate America to do the right thing and safeguard the information it has on you. Of course, most companies do handle data responsibly. But there are bad guys out there – hackers, disgruntled employees and other assorted criminals – who are eager to exploit your data. And sometimes, even corporate computer security just isn’t enough to prevent a data leak.

But a…

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