According to the Identity Theft Resource Center, there have been 189 significant data breaches so far in 2012, totaling about 13.73 million records exposed from January to June. And with the recent security breach of popular social media site LinkedIn, Paul Kocher, president of CRI notes that “people are shocked by LinkedIn’s poor security practices, but this is widespread. It’s easy to start fixing security when you’re motivated by a breach, but until then, many organizations hope for the best.” This slide show highlights the worst data breach incidents so far. Click here to view the slide show.
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