We all never know enough about security, so spending a little time looking over this website is always good. It’s common to listen a lot of news about security alerts in the form of newly found vulnerabilities.
DataLossDB has been around for a long time as the data they hold testifies, it is a record of data breaches and losses across the world although being US based the data tends to be biased for that geography. Its primary sources of data are the US government agencies with a responsibility for protecting data and being notified of breaches and the Security industry and wider general press across the world. Using these sources of information they recorded 126 cases of data being lost for the month of October alone.