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.
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