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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
https://otalliance.org/news/releases/2013DataBreachGuide.html.   

 

2012 Incident Highlights

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

.             242.6 million records exposed

.             97% of breaches and data loss incidents are avoidable

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

.             $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.
https://otalliance.org/news/DataPrivacyDay.html

 

 

 

Craig D. Spiezle

Executive Director & President

Online Trust Alliance

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

425-455-7400

skype Craigspi

 

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