This report from Accenture looks at the cost of cybercrime and helps to quantify the economic cost of cyberattacks by analyzing trends in malicious activities over time. By better understanding the impact associated with cybercrime, organizations can determine the right amount of investment in cybersecurity.
The Cost of Cybercrime: Annual Study by Accenture
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The Economics of Cybercrime – Article Series
Last Updated: November 2016 Make no mistake: cybercrime has become big business. Forbes reported that cybercrime costs were projected to reach $2 trillion by 2019. To achieve this level of growth, cybercrime is now organized like big business, complete with a supply chain, middlemen, and sales an...
Report looks at the cost of cybercrime and emerging trends
The ninth annual Cost of Cybercrime Study released by Accenture and the Ponemon Institute found that cybercrime is increasing, taking longer to resolve, and is more expensive for organizations, ZDNet reports. Surveying 2,647 senior leaders across 11 countries and 16 industries, the report found the ...
Video: Alexander Seger on the new Protocol to the Convention on Cybercrime
In this video for the Council of Europe Directorate General Human Rights and Rule of Law, Alexander Seger, head of the cybercrime division at the Council of Europe, speaks about the new Protocol to the Convention on Cybercrime (Budapest Convention), which adds enhanced international cooperation and ...
Celebrity cybercrimes provide security lessons for others
A recent article for the Berkeley Journal of Entertainment and Sports Law looks to pull lessons from some of the most well-known hacks and cyberattacks in an effort to prevent similar attacks from happening in the future. Author Robert Kang writes that the first line of defense rests with the user, ...