Security, in Numbers I

Posted by Alf Norris (Conseal USB Lead Developer), 12 Jul 2012
In numbers:
17,000number of USB sticks found in the UK - by dry cleaners alone.
36%proportion of data breaches caused by employee negligence (for example lost USB sticks) in 2012
68%the rise in costs of data breaches to UK businesses over the last 5 years
£79average cost per compromised record in a data breach last year
£1.75mthe average cost of a data breach to UK organisations last year
£780,000cost of data breaches to UK firms last year - in lost revenue alone


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