On average company lost $526,000 after a security breach in 2005

Computer Security Institute found that the average dollar amount pegged to a security breach fell by 61% compared to 2004, when the loss per polled company or government agency was estimated at $526,000. In 2005, the amount per respondent was only $203,000.

Computer Security Institute found that the average dollar amount pegged to a security breach fell by 61% compared to 2004, when the loss per polled company or government agency was estimated at $526,000. In 2005, the amount per respondent was only $203,000. In 2001, DoS attacks were experienced by over 90% of those polled; in 2005, fewer than 50% said they'd been the victim of a DoS attack in the last 12 months.

Newsletters

You have been successfully signed up. To sign up for more newsletters or to manage your account, visit the Newsletter Subscription Center.
See All
See All