The information exposed by data breaches, even if it happened a year ago is still out there. This means that everyone is forever vulnerable.

These days, the risk and potential compromise of our personal information seems to be growing exponentially. Scammers, hackers, cybercriminals and identity thieves are constantly finding new ways to commit fraud.

Cybercrime is also the number one threat to companies around the world. Perhaps no incident is more notorious than the Equifax data breach of September 2017 which affected nearly 148 million people. Looking back one year and thousands of data breaches later, let’s examine how business exposure has changed.

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