Data Theft is Rampant
In 2015, alone, there were 781 recorded data breaches involving more than 169 million consumer records*. Large and small corporations fell victim to fraudsters who infiltrated merchant systems and stole clear-text cardholder data.
*Information compiled from the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) Breach List. The ITRC Breach List is a compilation of data breaches confirmed by various media sources and/or notification lists from state governmental agencies. Learn more about ITRC.