These statistics are downright chilling. For the last 14 years, IBM and the Ponemon Institute have been collaborating to create an annual Cost of a Data Breach Report. The 2019 report brings together data from 500 companies throughout the world and addresses the entire life cycle of a data breach from cause to occurrence and impact. This year’s report found the average cost of a breach to total a terrifyingly high number – $3.92M. We’ve highlighted some additional findings below:
Click here to see last year’s Halloween roundup of sinister stats.