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IDG Contributor Network: Think your security strategy is up to par? Think again!

Discussion in 'CSO' started by RSS, Sep 8, 2015.

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    2014 was the year of the breach. It included admissions from Target, Home Depot, and even Dairy Queen. The trend has continued into 2015 with a new twist. There have been an alarming number of security failures throughout our local, state, and federal government agencies.

    Each of these breaches sends ripples throughout the organization, ruins brand reputation, exposes sensitive information, and (in 2015) resulted in financial losses totaling $400 million. The public sector alone experienced 50,315 incidents, and over 300 confirmed cases of data loss according to the 2015 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR). With more than 70,000 confirmed incidents and over 2,000 confirmed incidents involving data loss our security strategies are not up to par.

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