The Scariest Retail Breaches of 2014

By December 11, 2014 Security News No Comments

2014 isn’t over yet, but some are already dubbing it the “year of the retail breach”. About 20 major retail chains in the US were hit with big breaches from the end of 2013 to present. Those are just the ones we know about! And now the biggest shopping season of the year is underway in the US. The scale of these breaches means it’s more important than ever to be proactive about data security.

The incidents shown in the infographic below largely affected payment information, but passwords and usernames remained the most exposed record type in 2014 so far. That’s why it’s also critical to:

Just how bad of a year was it for retail breaches? Click the infographic below to see a full-sized version: