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2013 Data Protection & Brach Readiness Guide

From: Craig Spiezle <craigs@otalliance.org>
Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2013 07:37:03 -0500
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Today in support of Data Privacy Day, OTA released our 4th annual Data
Protection & Breach Readiness Guide.   More info is posted at


2012 Incident Highlights

.             1478 data loss incidents and breaches, up 35% from 2011

.             242.6 million records exposed

.             97% of breaches and data loss incidents are avoidable

.             26% of incidents due to internal sources (~71% external, ~4%

.             $194 cost per record for remediation 

.             $5.5 million average cost to business for of each breach

.             $8.1 billion impact to businesses (worldwide)


For those who are interested we are hosting Town Hall Events Tuesday in NY,
Wed in Seattle and webinars on Thursday.




Craig D. Spiezle

Executive Director & President

Online Trust Alliance

 <https://otalliance.org/> https://otalliance.org


skype Craigspi


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