A Third Of Cyberattacks Lead To Job Losses

The effects of cyberattacks and hacking outweigh the financial sphere, the reputation and breach of the privacy of a company’s customers. A breach can also significantly affect the careers of those employed in that company says a new Kaspersky Lab and B2B International report. It states that in the case of 31 per cent of last year’s data breaches, there were people who lost their jobs. Of these, 29 per cent of SMEs and 27 per cent of large companies were experienced employees in areas not related to IT.

Data breaches can have a significant impact on both customers and company employees, according to the latest B2B International report and Kaspersky Lab “From data boom to their curse: risks and rewards protection of personal data “. The survey shows that 42 per cent of companies worldwide had at least one data breach in the last year, of which two-thirds of cases affected customer identifiable personal data (41 per cent for SMEs and 40 per cent for large companies). As for the staff involved, not everyone keeps their jobs afterwards.

The report also shows that 86 per cent of companies have a data protection and security policy in place. However, such a policy does not in itself guarantee that the data will be properly managed.

more news

Half Of Global Organisations Not Prepared For Cyberattacks


It is believed that more than 4,000 cyberattacks occur daily worldwide, but half of organisations across the globe admit they are not prepared for such events.

read more

Secure Your Physical Business Against Data Theft


Data theft does not just happen in cyberspace, but in the physical business environment, too. Lax physical security can allow criminals to access your computers, filing cabinets, documents left on desktops, etc. Here are some tips for you to ensure your everyday working environment is safe and secure.

read more

UK Launches Third NCSC Annual Review


Paymaster General and Minister for the Cabinet Office Oliver Dowden MP has launched the UK's National Cyber Security Centre's third Annual Review. In his presentation speech, he said: "Thank you, everyone, for joining us this morning. Cybersecurity is genuinely a massive priority for the government and it gives me great pleasure to launch the National Cyber Security Centre’s third Annual Review.

read more

Kaspersky Releases Information Security Report


To budget for information security, companies need to consider factors such as average potential losses, preferably by incident type, as well as other businesses’ average, outlays on security. Precise data on such questions do not get published, which is why Kaspersky conducts an annual survey of employees who make business decisions related to IT security for a variety of companies. The results of its 2019 survey have just been published.

read more