Target’s data breach has a lot of folks wondering: How much would a major cyber incident cost our organization? And are there any ways we could drastically cut the costs of a fallout? Unfortunately, the answers might be: a lot, and don’t count on it.
In addition to preventing data breaches, companies also must make sure they learn from incidents to improve their protection in the future. Part of that requires knowing who or what is to blame for a breach, as George Hillston discusses in this guest post.
As companies fight to stop data breaches, individuals are feeling the impact of IT security incidents. And many victims will choose to take their business elsewhere.
These days, business don’t just have to worry about the security of their own networks. Data breaches occurring on third-party servers are also dangerous.