In addition, researchers found that the cost of remediating data breaches is increasing. The cost of data breaches due to malicious or criminal attacks increased from an average of $159 in last year’s study to $170 per record this year.
"healthcare data breaches are the costliest to remediate."The study also found that hackers and criminal insiders cause the most data breaches - 47% were caused by malicious or criminal attacks. Organizations can proactively detect insider breaches and data thefts by utilizing low-cost on-demand SaaS analytics services.
- Ponemon Institute
Learn how to proactively detect identity theft and unauthorized breaches of data privacy, even by authorized users - with no hardware and no on-site software.Sources:
(a) 2015 Cost of Data Breach Study: Global Analysis - www.IBM.com, 05/31/2015