Tuesday, 13 August 2019
Australian businesses are struggling in the fight against malicious cyber attacks and human error, losing $3 million in the past year and taking 281 days to manage the average data breach, according to the IBM Security Cost of a Data Breach Report 2019.
Paul Haskell-Dowland, Associate Professor and Associate Dean (Computing and Security) at Edith Cowan University's School of Science, is available for interview and expert comment on recent high-profile data breaches and their cost.
The new IBM research shows Australian organisations lag behind their offshore counterparts, taking 200 days on average to identify a data breach and another 81 days to contain it.
World-leading German businesses take 131 days to identify a breach and 39 days to contain it. The US, UK and Canada also outperform Australia.
Paul Haskell-Dowland can speak to the following points of news interest:
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