[INFOGRAPHIC] World’s Biggest Data Breaches

Anthem Health Insurance, Home Depot, JP Morgan Chase and Ebay might be in completely different industries and have different target markets, but they have one thing in common: Since 2004, they have each experienced a security breach totaling millions of records.

In this interactive infographic by Information Is Beautiful, data about these incidents and dozens of others totaling 30,000 records or more have been compiled to create a visual representation of the magnitude of the world’s biggest data breaches. The causes of the incidents range from accidentally published information to hackings to inside jobs.

 Click the image below to explore the infographic.

[INFOGRAPHIC] World’s Biggest Data Breaches

To read more about three security breaches that shined the spotlight on cybersecurity (including the Anthem and Home Depot incidents), check out this post.

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