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2019 Data Breaches in Review

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The breaking of some records is cause for celebration.

Not in this case. That’s because 2019 broke the unfortunate record for suffering the greatest number of breaches in any year yet. Unfortunately, it's only going to get worse.

The year 2019 was filled with a wide variety of rampant and aggressive cyberattacks. It was an all-out-assault. Hundreds of millions of people had their personal data stolen. Billions of dollars were lost. Businesses of every size were left defenseless to take on evolving threats. The danger spread across virtually every industry. Financial. Medical. Legal. Popular consumer websites. Even police departments weren't spared from the sinister tactics of hackers.

When the dust settled, what organizations were left with were massive payouts, class action lawsuits, and damaged reputations.

In this report, we look back at some of the year’s biggest—and most harmful—data breaches across different industries. We uncover the details of the breach, find out how many people were affected, and learn what types of attacks were responsible for the damage.

Download the report and count down the top 20 data breaches ranked in terms of their overall impact. Then discover how to start protecting your organization from threats in 2020 and beyond.