Notes from the Electronic Cottage 9/18/14

Producer/Host: Jim Campbell

We’ve heard a lot about data breaches lately in which hackers have broken into the computer systems of places like Home Depot and Target and stolen all sorts of customer information. Those breaches make for big headlines but how large a problem are data breaches really? Very large, as it turns out: a report on breaches in the first half of 2014 makes for very disturbing reading.