“2021 was a tough year for data breaches and 2022 is likely to follow suit!”
Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies
The results are in and 2021 was not a good year for data breaches. According to Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) research, 2021 was a record-breaking year for data breaches with the total number of data breaches through September 30, 2021, already exceeding the total number of events in 2020 by 17%, with 1,291 breaches in 2021 compared to 1,108 breaches in 2020! From Facebook and LinkedIn to Android users and more, the total number of people affected was in the billions! This piece By Maria Henriquez for securitymagazine.com highlights the top 10 for 2021.