Data Breaches, you are hearing it more and more. Its becoming a serious issue, and its not going to go away. According to recent research, almost 50 percent of small businesses in the US have experienced one or more data breach or hacking attack. Is your personal information safe? Slightly more than 30 percent of businesses told affected individuals that their personal information had been compromised. Data thieves often target smaller businesses. This is because these companies often do not know how to respond when client information is stolen.