Cybersecurity Insight

Number of US Breaches Tops Last Year’s Record High: ITRC

9 Dec

According to the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC), as of December 8th, the number of breaches captured on the 2015 ITRC Breach Report totals 732, surpassing last year’s record high pace for the same time period (726).

With 15 breaches added to the 2015 ITRC Breach List during the past week, the five industry sectors break down as follows (Data Breach Category Summary):

Business = 40.3 percent
Medical/Healthcare = 35.1 percent
Banking/Credit/Financial = 9.0 percent
Government/Military = 7.9 percent
Educational = 7.7 percent

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