Last year it was announced that the American government had exposed 94 Million Americans personal information to potential data breaches. This is also said to be the most conservative estimates !
Only a small amount of the information was hacked from the databases. Most came when government employees accidentally posed the private information in public forums and even worse government officials loosing laptops with thousands of Americans private information on them.
This reinforces the idea that human error is the main problem for failures in information systems.
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