Despite widespread awareness of the impact of cybercrime, cyber attacks continue to occur frequently and result in serious financial consequences for businesses and government institutions.

Key highlights from this report (Ponemon Annual Cost of Cyber Crime Study) include:

  • Cyber crimes can do serious harm to an organization’s bottom line.
  • Cyber attacks have become common occurrences.
  • The most costly cyber crimes are those caused by web attacks, malicious code and malicious insiders.
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