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6 Biggest Breaches Of 2012

Take stock and learn from the security mistakes of others.

Now that we're just about at the halfway point of the year, it is just as good of a time as any to take stock of the data breach environment and start gathering lessons from others' missteps.

There's plenty to choose from. According to the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse, during the first half of 2012 we have seen 266 breaches that affect more than 18.5 million records. Dark Reading poured through the records and picked a breach for each month of 2012 (so far) as the most important exposures to learn from.

Read the rest of this article on Dark Reading.

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