Infographic: The Odds of Losing Your Data

Here's a pop quiz. Today is:

(a) National Kazoo Day

(b) Rattlesnake Round-Up Day

(c) Data Privacy Day

OK, that was a trick question. The answer, it turns out, is all three. (Don't believe it? Look here and here). With all due respect to musicians and reptile wranglers, however, data is actually worth taking a moment to think about: the average U.S. worker cranks out 1.8 million megabytes (or about 1,750 gigabytes) of data each year, according to IDC. That's a lot of data to lose. Not concerned? In honor of Data Privacy Day, we implore you to read on:

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