Human error is the top cause of serious breaches but malicious attacks are IT leaders’ biggest concern.
The average total cost of recovery from a ransomware attack has more than doubled in a year, the average ransom paid is $170,404.
States Are Moving on Privacy Bills. Over 4 in 5 Voters Want Congress to Prioritize Protection of Online Data
Public support for Congress to pass a national standard is holding strong, with 83 percent of voters saying it should be a “top” or “important, but lower” congressional priority this year.
Despite concerns over potential misuse and lack of trust, research has found consumers are not questioning corporate practices around personal data handling.
The findings of the Interactive Advertising (IAB) report show that data privacy and ad tracking were their top challenges in 2021 for media buyers.
A new survey found widespread concern among Americans about government tracking of their whereabouts through their digital devices, with an overwhelming majority saying that a warrant should be required to obtain such data. A new Harris Poll survey indicated that 55% of American adults are worried that government agencies are tracking them through location data […]
Data breaches continue to dominate headlines around the world. Recent findings analyzed by Atlas VPN reveal that as many as 45% of businesses had a data breach in the last 12 months. The data is based on a survey conducted by Kaspersky and B2B International on September 30, 2020. Researchers interviewed 4,179 businesses globally, with […]
Seven in 10 believe digital advertising will be adversely affected by these changes and will take a step backwards, according to a new study from Epsilon. For one, they are not happy about it. Marketers have a more negative perception of Google (38%) and Apple (44%) as a result of the announced changes, with 67% […]
A new study, “Privacy Front and Center,” from Consumer Reports’ Digital Lab with support from Omidyar Network, found that American consumers are increasingly concerned about privacy and data security when purchasing new products and services, which may be a competitive advantage to companies that raise the bar for privacy. A majority of smart product owners (62%) worry […]
A third (33%) of all data breach incidents in 2021 are expected to be caused by insiders, according to the latest Forrester Cyber Security Predictions report. This will be an 8% increase compared to 2020. The increase in insider incidents is likely to be caused by the unprecedented change in working environments from the office […]