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2018 Cost of a Data Breach Study: Global Overview

Provided by IBM

Category Security

Type White Paper

Publish Date March 18 2019


Year after year, data breaches continue to become costlier and result in more consumer records being lost or stolen. In the past year, the average total cost, average cost for each lost or stolen record, and the average size of data breaches have all increased beyond their 2017 averages. This IBM Security and Ponemon Institute study analyzes responses from over 2200 IT, data protection, and compliance professionals to discover the cost of data breaches in 2018. 

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