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Data Breaches and Records Exposed By Industry, 2018

 

Category Number of
breaches
Percent of total Category Number of
records exposed
(000)
Percent of total
Business 571 45.9% Business 415,233 93.0%
Medical/healthcare 363 29.2 Government/military 18,237 4.1
Banking/credit/financial 135 10.9 Medical/healthcare 9,928 2.2
Government/military 99 8.0 Banking/credit/financial 1,709 0.4
Educational 76 6.1 Educational 1,409 0.3

Source: Identity Theft Resource Center, 2018 End of Year Data Breach Report.

 
Data Breaches and Records Exposed, 2016
Category Number of
breaches
Percent
of total
Category Number of records
exposed (000)
Percent
of total
Business 495 45.3% Medical/healthcare 15,942 43.6%
Medical/healthcare 376 34.4 Government/military 13,870 37.9
Educational 98 9.0 Business 5,670 15.5
Government/military 72 6.6 Educational 1,048 2.9
Banking/credit/financial 52 4.8 Banking/credit/financial 72 0.2

Source: Identity Theft Resource Center.

 
Data Breaches and Records Exposed, 2017

 

Category Number of
breaches
Percent of
total
Category Number of
records
exposed (000)
Percent of
total
Business 870 55.1% Business 163,449 91.3%
Medical/healthcare 374 23.7 Government/military 5,903 3.3
Banking/credit/financial 134 8.5 Medical/healthcare 5,062 2.8
Educational 127 8.0 Banking/credit/financial 3122 1.7
Government/military 74 4.7 Educational 1,418 0.8

Source: Identity Theft Resource Center.