Fourth Annual Study on Data Breach Preparedness Released...

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Oct 19 2016 by
In its fourth year, the Ponemon Institute’s data breach preparedness study sponsored by Experian Data Breach Resolution reveals a mixed bag of good and not-so-good news. The percentage of companies that experienced a breach edged up to 52 percent (from 49 percent in 2015), but 86 percent do have data breach response plans in place (up 5 percent from last year). However, the study also points to the human factor as...

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Practice Makes Perfect: Are You Perfecting Your Data Breach ...

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Sep 07 2016 by
At least once during the child-rearing journey, every parent must counsel a kid who wants to give up on something too soon — playing a sport or musical instrument, participating in a club — because it’s difficult to do well right away. When that happens, the parent may well remind the child that almost no one is great at everything right away; practice makes perfect! Are you taking that axiom to heart and...

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Are You Updating Your Breach Response Plan Often Enough?...

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Jun 28 2016 by
          While “set it and forget it” may be a great philosophy for a convection oven or programmable thermostat, it should never be your approach to a data breach response plan. Yet a stunning number of companies are acting as if their plans are on autopilot. In our Second Annual Study on Data Breach Preparedness, the Ponemon Institute found that 37 percent of surveyed organizations...

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Employee-Related Security Risks Are Addressed in our Latest ...

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Jun 01 2016 by
What keeps your cyber security team up at night, and does it weigh equally on the minds of managers? Do they lose sleep worrying about malicious attacks from outside your organization? Or do they fear a careless employee will leave a laptop in an unlocked car or use an unsecured personal mobile device to access proprietary company information? Employee-related security risks are the top concern for security...

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Auditing Your Data Breach Response Plan: The Never-ending St...

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Feb 13 2014 by
Business is not static; business plans and operating processes evolve to meet market changes and demand fluctuations. Data breach response plans shouldn’t be static either. Threats emerge and risks change constantly in today’s digital world, and a response plan needs to keep pace. It’s essential to regularly audit your data breach response plan to ensure it meets your organization’s changing needs. Data breach...

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Want to learn how you can save millions? Tune into our “An...

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Feb 22 2013 by
Do you want to save millions – or in some cases – tens of millions of dollars? In the first of our new podcast series, Dr. Larry Ponemon, chairman of The Ponemon Institute, explains how.  Experian Data Breach Vice President Michael Bruemmer, one of our “Answer Men,” interviews Dr. Ponemon on the cost effectiveness of being prepared for a data breach. Dr. Ponemon offers tips on how you can save millions or tens...

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