Over the past few years, companies improved the security for information that moves across the Internet and other public connections. But although itís estimated that 80% of all business information is now stored in electronic form (Howarth, 2004), most organizations have done little to protect data stores.
The Privacy Rights Clearing House keeps a list of reported incidents going back to February, 2005. The total number of consumers affected exceeds 52 million. Listed below are the top ten incidents sorted by the number of individuals reported compromised (Privacy Rights Clearing House, 2006):
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