According to a recent study by the Ponemon Institute – the pre-eminent research center dedicated to privacy, data protection and information security policy – data breaches cost U.S. enterprises an average of $5.4 million per incident in 2012. Cintas Corporation partnered with the Ponemon Institute to identify five digital devices that are overlooked areas in a business and could be subject to a security breach.
"With the growing number of digital devices in today's businesses, it is no longer sufficient to only secure data stored on documents or in computer files," said Dr. Larry Ponemon, chairman and founder of the Ponemon Institute. "Data stored on digital devices such as fax machines and routers must be securely destroyed to prevent it from getting into the wrong hands."
This slideshow features the most commonly overlooked digital devices that could be a point of access for a security breach.
With limited IT resources and massive amounts of customer data to protect across multiple endpoints, effectively monitoring and defending the network from vulnerabilities is no easy task. ... More >>
In February 2015, Financials was the lone industry sector with cybercrime incidents above six-month averages. This is largely attributed to the massive breach at health insurer Anthem. ... More >>
No matter how advanced SIEM tools become, security pros must back up their findings with data rooted in the company's daily IT activities in order to glean valuable insights. ... More >>