According to the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse, more than 255 million records with sensitive information have been breached since January 2005. If you browse through the detailed report at
http://www.privacyrights.org/ar/ChronDataBreaches.htm, you'll see that there are many kinds of breaches of stolen data. In some cases, there were stolen laptops; in others, it was in inside job by a disgruntled employee. This report yields an almost endless supply of breaches of stolen data.
As a customer of a business, you want to feel confident that a stolen laptop thousands of miles away will not have you repairing your credit report for years. Businesses need you, the customer, to have this faith.
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