Keeps On Climbin’

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This shouldn’t come as a huge surprise, but Sue Marquette Poremba reports that the Poneman Institute released research that indicates the financial costs of breaches is on the rise:

A recent Ponemon Institute study states that the cost of a breach went up in 2010 to approximately $214 per record, $10 more per breached record when compared to 2009… Data breach costs hit $7.2 million and show no ...

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The Cost of a Data Breach

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The Ponemon Institute just issued its yearly “Costs of a Data Breach” study that reveals some very interesting U.S. numbers.

Granted, we view the losses involved with a breach to be more than monetary when you consider damaged reputation, loss of business, etc., but the financial numbers alone are quite interesting:

Because we examine the actual costs incurred by companies as a result of discovering and responding ...

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