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IBM Security study highlights 12% escalation in data breach costs post-2014

IBM Security has announced the results of its annual study examining the financial impact of data breaches on today’s organisations. According to the report, the cost of a data breach has risen 12% over the past five years and now costs $3.92 million on average. These...
Posted On 24 Jul 2019
Josh Lefkowitz
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Bringing Security Intelligence to the Board

Data breaches are costly. According to a recent study conducted by The Ponemon Institute, the average breach costs an organisation $3.86 million. A separate study found that, although the share price of breach-affected companies shows its sharpest drop 14 days after the breach is...
Posted On 29 May 2019
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Organisations “rapidly embracing cyber threat intelligence” to combat growing security concerns

In partnership with The Ponemon Institute, Anomali has now published the third annual report on the cyber threat intelligence sector. The report reveals the continued widespread adoption of threat intelligence, with 79% of North American respondents, for example, indicating that...
Posted On 04 Mar 2019
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Building Customer Trust: Cyber Security in Corporate Social Responsibility Programmes

In today’s evolving cyber risk landscape, Boards of Directors are becoming increasingly concerned about the security performance of their businesses. In fact, the National Association of Corporate Directors has found that 89% of public companies and 72% of private companies...
Posted On 12 Dec 2018
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Staying Secure in the Digital Realm: Understanding The Cyber Threat Landscape

In early July, IBM Security and The Ponemon Institute released the ‘Cost of a Data Breach’ Study in which it was reported that the global average cost of a data breach and the average cost for lost or stolen information have both increased. The former is up by 6.4% to...
Posted On 07 Nov 2018
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Staying Digitally Safe When On The Move

When travelling during the holiday season, we may change the way in which we behave, observes Peter Barker. Hopefully, we’re more relaxed than usual, which of course is a good thing, but it’s important not to let down our guards when it comes to protecting sensitive and...
Posted On 28 Aug 2018
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IBM Study: “Hidden costs of data breaches increase expense for businesses”

IBM Security has published the results of a global study examining the full financial impact of a data breach on a company’s bottom line. Overall, the study found that hidden costs in data breaches – such as lost business, negative impact on reputation and employee time...
Posted On 12 Jul 2018
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“Multi-cloud use and compliance requirements shape encryption strategies” finds Thales’ Global Encryption Study

Critical information systems, cyber security and data security specialist Thales has announced the results of the company’s extensive 2018 Global Encryption Trends Study. The report, which is based on independent research conducted by The Ponemon Institute and sponsored by...
Posted On 05 Apr 2018
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Responding to cyber security incidents “still a major challenge for businesses” asserts IBM

IBM Security has announced the results of a global study exploring the factors and challenges of being a cyber resilient organisation. The study was conducted by The Ponemon Institute and sponsored by IBM Resilient and found that 77% of respondents admit they don’t have a...
Posted On 14 Mar 2018
Peter Barker
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Are You Ready for Data Privacy Day?

Sunday 28 January is international Data Privacy Day (also known in Europe as Data Protection Day). First initiated by the Council of Europe back in 2007 and passed in the US House of Representatives two years later, it has become an established point in the calendar at which to...
Posted On 16 Jan 2018
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