When your company shows up in the New York Times because sloppy security lead to a breach, will you survive the scrutiny?
Home Depot paid out over $179 million for a 2014 a data breach and was required, as part of the settlement, to tighten their cyber security practices. Why? Because they didn't have cyber security before.
The CEO didn't survive because he'd made a decision to rely on insurance --which later, didn't pay out.
Home Depot can afford a $179 million loss, but could you?
Here are a few resources to help wrap your head around data breach, how they happen, who does it, and more.
Trusted Internet is a small company too, run by security experts. This document describes how we protect our company, our homes, and our families. Will it stop everything? No, but it will stop almost every non-determined, non-targeted cyber event, including ransomware.
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What does a Data Breach cost? By the numbers: The Cost of a data breach has risen 12% over the past 5 years and now costs $3.92 million on average. Companies with less than 500 employees suffered
(Federal Trade Commission) In September of 2017, Equifax announced a data breach that exposed the personal information of 147 million people. Under a settlement filed today, Equifax agreed to spend
What is a data breach? According to CBR online, 4.5 billion records were compromised in data breaches within the first 6 months of 2018. In comparison, there are merely about 7.5 billion people