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Organisation have had it easy for some time. Data breaches are increasingly being addressed with penalties backed by GDPR legislation. Some noted fines are:

British Airways was fined $328M. Facebook fined $5B for Cambridge Analytica data theft. $99M for Marriott Hotel

In Australia, the OAIC reports that it received 812 privacy complaints in 2018.

Entity Records Organization type Method 2019 Bulgarian revenue agency hack over 5,000,000 government hacked Canva 140,000,000 web hacked Capital One 106,000,000 financial hacked Desjardins 2,900,000 financial inside job Facebook 540,000,000 social network poor security Facebook 1,500,000 social network accidentally uploaded First American Corporation 885,000,000 financial service company poor security Health Sciences Authority (Singapore) 808,000 healthcare poor security Justdial 100,000,000 local search unprotected api Ministry of Health (Singapore) 14,200 healthcare poor security/inside job Quest Diagnostics 11,900,000 Clinical Laboratory poor security StockX 6,800,000 retail hacked Truecaller 299,055,819 Telephone directory unknown Woodruff Arts Center unknown arts group poor security Westpac 98,000 financial hacked Australian National University 19 years of data academic hacked

Here are a few links to fines noted.

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-07-08/british-airways-cybercrime-credit-card-hack-fine/11289738