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Companies have developed new ways to create, store, access, use and lose data. Indeed, since January 2005, the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse has reported that more than 1,000 data breaches have occurred, involving more than 220 million records. In reality, the number of actual data breaches is much higher, given that many incidents are not reported. Notably, in the first quarter of 2008, 167 data breaches have been reported, involving 8.3 million financial and consumer records.

To read the full article, "You Must Prepare For A Data Security Breach," originally published in the Summer 2008 issue of The Illinois Manufacturer, please click the link above.