Information Week – The Cyber Risk of False Confidence

informationweek-logo2Companies are overly confident about their cybersecurity, and it’s leaving their data (and maybe yours too), open to some major security risks.

Gemalto CTO and VP for Data Protection, Jason Hart says part of the reason for this “breach gap” – the idea that organizations think their data is more secure than it is – is because organizations don’t fully understand the motivations behind a breach.

“There’s still a lack of understanding from organizations that it’s the data [threat actors] are after,” says Hart. “We’ve mostly seen confidentiality breaches, when a threat actor gets the data they share it, sell it, etc. What people misunderstand, is that a confidentiality breach is just the start of the problem,” he says.

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