Average company now compromised every four days, with no end to the cybercrime wave in sight

“The cost and regularity of digital attacks against business continue to rise steadily, with no obvious end to the assault on the horizon. The average cost of cybercrime to business, as reported by a sample population of 257 organizations, is $7.6m per year. Actual costs range from $500,000 to $61m per company — a rise of 10 percent rise on last year’s survey. The 257 companies canvassed by HP said they had experienced 429 “discernible cyber attacks”, which equates to 1.7 successful attacks per company per week, on average.” [1]

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[1] Steve Ranger for ZDNet: http://www.zdnet.com/average-company-now-attacked-every-four-days-with-no-end-to-the-cybercrime-wave-in-sight-7000034755/

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