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Breach Stats and Implications: A Roundup

DATA LOSS

June 12, 2013

From loss of patient data to the potential impact of the recent NSA/PRISM revelations on psychiatric patients to how the legislation affects data breach costs, breaches and their implications are making headlines across the globe. This roundup for The Privacy Advisor highlights some of the latest news, including BankInfoSecurity’s report on Symantec’s Cost of a Data Breach Study, conducted by the Ponemon Institute, which indicates the average cost of a data breach has gone up from $130 per record in 2011 to $136 per record.
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