10 Worst States for DMV and DOT Data Breaches [2022 Study]

In the worst states for DMV and DOT data breaches, your personal data may not be safe even at government-funded organizations. Over the last 15 years, data breaches at DMV and DOT locations have affected 235,207 individuals. Some of the information that can be stolen through a security breach at a state DMV or DOT office includes Social Security numbers, birth certificates, home addresses, vehicle registration numbers, and other sensitive information.

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Rachel Bodine graduated from college with a BA in English. She has since worked as a Feature Writer in the insurance industry and gained a deep knowledge of state and countrywide insurance laws and rates. Her research and writing focus on helping readers understand their insurance coverage and how to find savings. Her expert advice on insurance has been featured on sites like PhotoEnforced, All...

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Sara Routhier, Managing Editor and Outreach Director, has professional experience as an educator, SEO specialist, and content marketer. She has over five years of experience in the insurance industry. As a researcher, data nerd, writer, and editor she strives to curate educational, enlightening articles that provide you with the must-know facts and best-kept secrets within the overwhelming world o...

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DOT & DMV Data Breaches Per Year (2005-2020)
DOT & DMV Data Breaches Per Year (2005-2020)
DOT & DMV Data Breaches Per Year (2005-2020)