Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Cybercrime Attacks, Costs Escalating

Schwartz, Mathew J. "Cybercrime Attacks, Costs Escalating." Information Week, October 8, 2012.

From the article: "The frequency of online attacks against U.S. businesses continues to increase, along with the cost of defending against those attacks and mitigating any resulting data breaches. Cybercrime now costs a U.S. business $8.9 million per year, an increase of 6% from 2011 and 38% from 2010.

Those findings come from the "2012 Cost of Cyber Crime Study," which was sponsored by security intelligence tool vendor HP and released Monday by the Ponemon Institute." Read more