In a recent article, written by Andy Greenberg and published on the Forbes.com website, information is provided to bring your attention to the fact that while fewer data breaches were reported as of November 17, 2009 as compared to the same period prior year, more personal information was exposed from those fewer breaches than ever before.

In fact, the article cites the Identity Theft Resource Center for stating that hackers exposed nearly 220,000,000 records so far this year, compared with 35,000,000 in 2008.

Read this article for more details, links and facts about this information security risk to you, personally, and to your organization’s information security plan and policy.

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