The Rising Costs Of Data Breaches
Security Boulevard, October 6th, 2021
October 6, 2021,
Volume 283, Issue 1
IBM recently released its 2021 Cost of a Data Breach report, and the news, not surprisingly, is not good.
"The average total cost of a data breach rose from $3.86 million to $4.24 million, an increase of 10%. There's a lot of interesting data in the report, including information on the impact of remote work and Zero Trust mitigation.
The report is based on 537 data breaches that occurred in 2020 in 17 countries and regions, and in 17 different industries. IBM excluded the outliers - very large and very small breaches - to arrive at its numbers..."
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