Monthly Archives: January 2014

Most studies that examine the impact of cyber attack tend to focus on a combination of direct and indirect costs. Directs costs include forensic investigations, financial penalties, legal fees, hardware and software upgrades, etc. The approach is typified by the annual Cost of Data Breach Study performed by the Ponemon Institute, now in its eighth year. The most recent study examines the costs incurred by 277 companies in 16 industry sectors from 9 countries. According to the study, average data ...
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