Survey results: What is the cost of cyber-crime?
Ponemon Institute has completed its fifth year studying the cost of cyber crime to businesses around the world. The 2014 Cost of Cyber Crime Study taps the collective experience of 257 organizations in seven countries. It shows that cyber crime and its associated cost to businesses continues to rise. But there is good news, too. Security defenses and a strong security posture help drive down the losses.
Separate reports exist for each country, and this global summary pulls it together to offer a worldwide view. Read the global report to learn:
• The most common and most costly types of attacks
• The greatest internal and external costs experienced
• The security technologies most effective in reducing losses