the Report, which revolves around a study, conducted in 54 countries with 24 000 said, paints a clear picture. It writes The Register.
– Everyone knows that data security is a major issue for both consumers and businesses. Anyway so does not make the company everything they could do to prevent the infringement, writes economist and ISOC-member Michael Kende in the report.
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That all need to brush up on their safety is supported by ISOC’s figures showing that in the years, there have been 1 673 hacking, the entire 29 per cent more data breaches than 2013. According to the report, is estimated each incursion cost approximately four million dollars.
– 93% of interventions to prevent, and steps to mitigate the costs of interventions will not be – attackers can’t steal data that is not stored and can not use the data that is encrypted. This status-quo is not good enough anymore, ” says Michael Kende.
In its report, lists the ISOC five points as they believe that every business should have in mind when it comes to security.
- Put the user first, which means that the consumer’s costs of data breaches are counted in the total cost.
- Increase the transparency. Through the sharing of information after an intrusion, you can help others to fix any security holes.
- Prioritise data security.
- Increase the responsibility. Companies and organizations should be held responsible for the possible intrusion.
- Increase the incentives to invest in security. Companies should be able to share their level of security to signal to the other if they are vulnerable.
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another point is that ISOC, in its report, it is chosen to call "the black security hole IoT", a point in which it directs strong criticism against the increased security concerns with connected machines, and the lack of responsibility from the manufacturer.