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The most prominent cyber threats faced by high-target industries

Health-care-education-government-retail-and-finance-are-always-in-hackers-cross-hairs_459_40107730_0_14106100_300-300x199There is no industry that hackers won’t target as long as they have something to gain from it. All and any personally identifiable information has some value to someone on the Dark Web, whether it will be used for identity theft purposes, for an advanced targeted attack or for something else. Cyber criminals work tirelessly to breach systems in a variety of verticals, and it shows: In 2015, the Identity Theft Resource Center in the US tallied over 780 data breaches, amounting to the exposure of more than 169 million records. Continue reading