Risk News

IBM Security: New Report on Cost of Data Breaches
"The average cost worldwide of a data breach has risen 12 percent over the past 5 years to $3.92 million, IBM Security discovered in a new study."
Annie's take:

Staggering numbers.
WHO will take up Ebola emergency declaration question for a fourth time
"Tomorrow Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, PhD, the director-general for the World Health Organization (WHO) will reconvene the Emergency Committee under the International Health Regulations to consider yet again if the current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is a PHEIC (public health emergency of international concern."
Annie's take:

CIDRAP's article was written yesterday. Earlier today, the World Health meeting did announce the emergency declaration.
Cybersecurity's Evolution: How It May Look Over The Next Few Years
"Within the next 20 years, cybercrime is going to be one of the greatest challenges faced by humanity. No industry is immune — cybercrime comes with a predicted annual global price tag of over $6 trillion by 2021."
Annie's take:

A good summary of a new FireEye report.
ASA Celebrates Its Tenth Anniversary
An untimely posting of our tenth anniversary look back and forward to discuss how the firm has moved from primarily consulting to primarily research.
Annie's take:

We've got a lot to celebrate this month.