Monday, September 8, 2008

Over HALF A BILLION records of personal information have been exposed/mishandled in the past eight years

From the Holy $#@! department, this just in from a ComputerWorld article authored by Jay Kline.

From the article:

By my count, over half a billion records of personal information have been exposed or mishandled in the past eight years. And these are only from breaches where a record count has been publicly revealed.

That's more than the population of the European Union, and more than the number of people living in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and all of Central America and the Caribbean combined.

need I say more, ...

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