ITRC has been tracking and compiling statistics on data breaches since 2005. View the multi-year report.

Information management is critically important to all of us - as employees and consumers. For that reason, the Identity Theft Resource Center has been tracking security breaches since 2005, looking for patterns, new trends and any information that may better help us to educate consumers and businesses on the need for understanding the value of protecting personal identifying information. 

January 1, 2005 to October 25, 2017 (cumulative totals)

Number of Breaches = 8,018

Number of Records Exposed = 1,055,177,924



ITRC Sponsors and Supporters 





Go to top


The TMI Weekly

Breaches here, identity theft there and invasions of privacy everywhere... Should you be worried and, if so, how can you protect yourself? Sign up now to receive The TMI Weekly and get the latest hot topics in identity theft, data breaches and privacy and helpful information on how to protect your information.