What’s the real cost of a data breach? Cyber security is a game of cat and mouse. Security practitioners and threat actors work to outrun each other, with the ultimate goal of securing – or accessing – critical data. And because so much work goes into protecting assets, practitioners are often stuck in the trenches,… Continue reading The real cost of a data breach (according to IBM)
Over the past couple of weeks, we’ve seen some high profile security threats that require your immediate attention. In this digest we’ve rounded them all up. Now in order to help you address these threats, I’ve added actionable steps for you to follow in order to mitigate these risks.
Malicious breaches are on the rise and they’re getting more expensive, according to a July 2019 IBM report. An average breach now costs $3.92 million, with larger breaches costing over $100 million before penalties. Vulnerabilities are increasing with roughly 1,000 new ones reported per month. Meanwhile, there’s a shortage of cybersecurity workers; in the US… Continue reading Don’t React to the Headlines – Solutions for Cyber Security
Figuring out the best way to leverage the cyber risk landscape with growing numbers of vulnerabilities every day is a daunting task, to say the least. Last year, CVE Details, a free database of software vulnerabilities, found a total of 14,712 known vulnerabilities. Indeed, threat analysis and vulnerability remediation can cost organizations up to 320… Continue reading The Top 10 Cyber Security Experts to Follow