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Calculate The Business Impact And Cost Of A Breach

Business Case: The Data Security And Privacy Playbook

August 31, 2017

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This is the Business Case report in The Data Security And Privacy Playbook For 2018.

Why Read This Report

The business impact and cost of a breach are notoriously difficult to measure. A data breach initiates a tangle of direct and indirect costs, with some accruing in the immediate aftermath and others occurring years after the actual breach event. This report will help security and risk (S&R) leaders educate business executives about the variety of potential costs of a breach and build the business case for investments in data security and security operations necessary to defend their sensitive data.

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Table of Contents

  • The Costs Of A Breach Can Be Significant
  • Estimate The Cost Of A Breach To Justify Data Security Investments
  • Recommendations

  • Use Tailored Cost Estimates To Prioritize Investment And Impact
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