Creating a strong cybersecurity posture involves three prongs: prevention, detection and remediation. Considering that 63 percent of businesses are breached due to weak, default or stolen passwords, a cost-effective and quick-fix solution is prevention via password management.
From Facebook to The Washington Post to Target – 2013 showed us that no matter what, personal data is at risk, more so than ever before.
February 1, 2014
As the number of cyber attacks increase, the cost, frequency and time to resolve them increases as well. Conducted by the Ponemon Institute and sponsored by HP Enterprise Security Products, the 2013 Cost of Cyber Crime Study found that the average annualized cost of cybercrime incurred by a benchmark sample of U.S. organizations was $11.56 million, representing a 78-percent increase since the initial study was conducted four years ago.
Who are the thought-leaders pushing the security industry forward, in government, cybersecurity, corporate security and education? Learn about this year’s security champions in our annual Most Influential People in Security report. Also in this issue: Data security concerns for healthcare institutions; ruggedized security technology; covert surveillance installations; how to polish up your resume and references; infinity background screening for workplace violence risk mitigation and more.