Study reveals that 73% of companies can not conceal the security breaches

Jan

23

2014

Study reveals that 73% of companies can not conceal the security breaches

A new study shows that the vast majority of companies facing incidents relating to the security of Information Technology can not hide information about these incidents because of the pressure exerted by the third parties.

This in turn leads to damage to the reputation of the companies, according to the organization “My Tu Me International” (B2B International), which conducted the survey under the title of “the risk of IT security for global companies” ( Global Corporate IT Security Risks ) in collaboration with the “Kaspersky Lab”, in which the representatives of major companies around the world.
The spread of information about security breach

The spread of information about security breach

The study that the public disclosure of information about the incidents related to the security of Information Technology inevitable, and organizations can be avoided. The study showed that about 44% of the companies that are exposed to data leakage forced to inform customers who are likely they Taatdharoa of this incident, while the 34% who notifies partners 0.33% know their suppliers 0.27% know that regulatory bodies and 15% are obliged to reveal the details in front of media media.

The study pointed out that usually require companies to disclose details about major incidents penetration of Information Technology to third parties. As if these companies that informs the regulatory agencies, clients and the media, where the need to detect this type of information by nature great damage to the reputation of the organization. The disclosure of this information also relates to financial losses in the form of fines imposed by regulatory agencies and compensation for losses incurred by customers and businesses.

And by virtue of the regulatory bodies, the contractual obligations in front of customers, businesses, and other factors often do not allow companies to conceal the data leakage incidents, the only way to avoid the detection of this type of data is to prevent the occurrence of such incidents through the creation of infrastructure, information technology safe and protected.

The study showed that the need to preserve the security of the IT infrastructure information attached consciously staff about the threats to information technology that can form the basis of the action plan that will ensure the highest levels of protection infrastructure for information technology in the company of cyber-attacks and their consequences, including financial losses and damage to the reputation of the company.
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