Series: Ponemon Institute Cost of a Data Breach Study 2018

Cost of a Data Breach Illustration

For the past 13 years, the Ponemon Institute has conducted an annual Cost of a Data Breach Study in order to measure exactly how much lost and stolen records could cost companies around the world.

Check out the content in this series for insights into the 2018 report, which for the first time examines the cost of a so-called mega breach, or an incident resulting in the loss of 1 million or more records.

You can download the complete Cost of a Data Breach Study at https://www.ibm.com/security/data-breach.

What’s the TRUE Cost of a Data Breach?

As the volume of cyberattacks increases, so does the cost of the average data breach on a global level. In 2017, nearly 3 billion records were leaked in publicly disclosed incidents, and the associated costs rose by over 6 percent. To discover the...