LARGEST DATA BREACHES IN 2019

LARGEST DATA BREACHES IN 2019

Every year we are hearing more and more in the news about hackers and other security issues for major companies around the world. Data breaches in 2019 were just as big and here we will tell you a few.

Capitol One

A hack occurred on March 22 or 23 where 100,000,000 records were compromised. A lawsuit has been filed against them.

Health South East

3,000,000 health records were stolen from more than half of Norway’s population.

Quest Diagnostics

They had 11,900,000 records leaked due to a faulty service provider.

Suprema

A bio metric security company had 27,800,000 records that was found to be open to the public.

Toyota

The owner information was possibly leaked for 3,100,000 owners.

Summary

Security is supremely important. If your business is not regularly auditing your systems and services you can find your self in the news or even dealing with hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines.

Source: https://www.informationisbeautiful.net/visualizations/worlds-biggest-data-breaches-hacks/

Mike Crews
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