Article 1 – Data breach statistics
Data breaches are among the most common and costly security failures in organizations of any size. In fact, studies show that companies are attacked an average of 16,856 times a year, and that many of those attacks result in a quantifiable data breach. And with today’s data moving freely between corporate networks, mobile devices, and the cloud, data breach statistics show this disturbing trend is rapidly accelerating.
Article 2 – Data breach prevention
Data breach protection and prevention requires a thoughtful, realistic, and proactive approach to security across your organization. Everything from your vulnerability to your risk tolerance must be assessed. And through this process, more comprehensive, intelligent security is realized. Below are four steps you can take to data breach protection and prevention.
Article 3 – Every company needs to have a security program
No matter how large or small your company is, you need to have a plan to ensure the security of your information assets. Such a plan is called a security program by information security professionals. Whether yours is five or 200 pages long, the process of creating a security program will make you think holistically about your organization’s security. A security program provides the framework for keeping your company at a desired security level by assessing the risks you face, deciding how you will mitigate them, and planning for how you keep the program and your security practices up to date.
Article 4 – 5 Consequences of an Information Security Breach
For a business, providing the most fool-proof security system available to your network isn’t always feasible. Information security systems are often incredibly expensive, and difficult to set up and maintain. However, not spending the extra time and money to have the security that you need is a huge risk.