breaches happen
Securing your data is half the battle. We address the other half of the battle: the privacy requests aspect. Both are required and you should be doing everythign you can to prevent breaches like the ones below.
Additionally, when a breach occurs, many people don't realize that every state has requiremenst to notify the affected individuals. You can find more information here
Lastly, health-related firms must notify the US Department of Health and Services of a breach of more than 500 people. You can see the daily activity here.
marriott (2018)

Up to approximately 500 million guests who made a reservation at a Starwood property before Sept. 10, 2018. Approximately 327 million people who made a reservation at a Starwood property may have had their name, mailing address, phone number, email address, passport number, date of birth, gender and other personal information impacted due to the breach.

equifax (2017)

Approximately 143 million U.S. consumers were impacted in this cybersecurity incident. – Cost $439M
Social Security numbers, dates of birth, addresses and possibly driver’s license numbers in some instances. The credit card numbers of approximately 182,000 U.S. consumers were also accessed

anthem (2015)

80 million patient and employee records, potentially exposing names, dates of birth, Social Security numbers, email addresses, employment information and income data. Cost $100M

ebay (2014)

145 million customer accounts, including personal information. Cost $200M

homedepot (2014)

56 million credit card accounts and 53 million email addresses. Cost $80M


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