Cybercrime in Australia has led to increasing pressure on the Australian federal government to pass mandatory data breach notification legislation.
The latest IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence research recently revealed a global spike in government data breaches.
Time matters when it comes to breach containment. One of the ways to improve your reaction time in the critical 24 hours after a data breach is through cybersecurity drills.
According to the latest research from Gartner, worldwide spending on information security products and services will likely reach $81.6 billion in 2016.
These two new HIPAA settlements are meant to send a strong message about enforcement and accountability. The result for one of those cases was a record-setting settlement of $5.55 million.
As organizations work to determine their overall risk and risk response plans, data breach cost is an important figure in these calculations. But the science of estimating the total costs of a data breach cost remains elusive.
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced its first resolution agreement with a business associate in June.
The average cost of a data breach continues to rise, up to $4 million per incident, over 2015 figures of $3.79 million. Since 2013, there has been a 29% increase in the average cost of data breaches.