Data breaches in 2020: up or down?

By , Guest Columnist Updated: October 09, 2020 9:02 AM CT | Published: October 09, 2020 8:48 AM CT
<strong>This April 20, 2011 file photo shows Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront in Portland, Ore. The world&rsquo;s largest hotel company said in March 2020, approximately 5.2 million guests may have been affected by a data breach.</strong> (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

This April 20, 2011 file photo shows Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront in Portland, Ore. The world’s largest hotel company said in March 2020, approximately 5.2 million guests may have been affected by a data breach. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

Randy Hutchinson
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Randy Hutchinson

Randy Hutchinson is the President and CEO of the BBB of the Mid-South, serving 28 counties in Tennessee, Mississippi and Arkansas. He graduated from Western Maryland College and has an MBA from Wilmington College.

Some of the biggest breaches include one at Marriott that affected over 5 million customers and one at Nintendo that compromised 300,000 user accounts. At least five state unemployment databases have been hacked.

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