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Data Breaches Up 40% in 2016

Data breaches in the United States hit an all-time high of 1,093 in 2016. A study, released by CyberScout and the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC), says this is a 40% increase from the 780 reported breaches in 2015. The ITRC has been studying data breaches in five industry sectors since 2005, and in 2016,