A recent report conducted by Accenture unveiled the alarming rate at which data breaches in the financial sector have grown from 40 breaches per financial service firm in 2012 to a shocking 125 per firm in 2017. Drawing from over 2100 interviews with organizations in various countries, this study highlights many significant points surrounding the […]
With the start of the new year, there is no time like the present to implement data privacy practices that can greatly reduce risks to sensitive information shared between employees and employers within your organization.
When a data breach is unveiled in the media, many aspects of the case are on a delay with reaching the public, such as the motive, suspects, and even notification procedures. However while these pieces of information are slowly being uncovered as the case progresses, one aspect that is often overlooked is the amount of […]
Despite increased global efforts to strengthen data breach notification protocol, organizations around the world seem to be slacking in their efforts. When surveyed by Tripwire, roughly 18% of 406 cybersecurity professionals responded as being fully prepared with a notification protocol in the event of a data breach. An alarming 73% of the surveyed professionals answered […]
In 2017, a record surge of data breaches affected organizations on a global scale, exceeding those of 2015 by nearly 20%. According to the 2017 Data Breach Quickview Report provided by Risk Based Security, these numbers rang in the new year with a total 5,207 breaches recorded in 2017 alone. An even more startling […]