Attribution is often regarded as a primary goal within a cybersecurity investigation, but as John McClurg, CISO at Blackberry, explores here, conclusive attribution should at times exist as a secondary consideration - one abandoned if the ROI doesn't justify its expense.
Cybersecurity breaches are a major threat to every business and can quickly lead to network downtime. In fact, a standard breach costs an average of $3.5 million (IBM). However, if a large organization is unprepared, this cost could skyrocket, as was the case for one firm last year, which lost an estimated $51 million after halting operations due to a breach.
Is it truly possible to train every single employee—including those working from home and organizations’ third-party partners—to spot a cyber-threat? Or to keep good cybersecurity hygiene when handling sensitive data? Or to refrain from stealing intellectual property when they’re disgruntled and about to resign? While training is a key element to preventing breaches and protecting important corporate data, training alone is not enough.
Seniors and millennials may be more alike than many believe - they are both connecting to a similar number of Internet of Things devices (at least 7 Wi-Fi devices) and both engaging in similar, risky online behaviors, reveals a new Generali Global Assistance and the Identity Theft Resource Center study.