CMO Australia – Report: Consumers prepared to walk away due to data breaches

Posted on 6/12/18

Australian consumers are more likely than their global counterparts to walk away from a company that experiences a data breach. Consumers are holding companies responsible for data security and are likely to abandon a business entirely, and take legal action, if they suffer a data breach, a new study reports. Gemalto’s Customer Loyalty 2018 Report found Australian…

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HelpNet Security – Consumers believe social media sites pose greatest risk to data

Posted on 6/12/18

A majority of consumers are willing to walk away from businesses entirely if they suffer a data breach, with retailers most at risk, according to Gemalto. Two-thirds (66%) are unlikely to shop or do business with an organisation that experiences a breach where their financial and sensitive information is stolen. Retailers (62%), banks (59%), and…

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Computer Weekly – UK consumers threaten data breach backlash

Posted on 5/12/18

Most UK and global consumers are willing to walk away from businesses that fail to look after personal data, with retailers most at risk, research shows Seven out of 10 UK consumers and two-thirds, on average, around the world would stop doing business with a brand that suffers a breach of users’ financial or personal…

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Intelligent CISO – Gemalto CTO on the CISO’s priorities for 2019

Posted on 5/12/18

Jason Hart, CTO, Data Protection at Gemalto, outlines what CISOs should be prioritising as we move into 2019. There is no doubt that 2018 has been a memorable year for cybersecurity professionals and the industry as a whole. From overseeing the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), to the record-breaking number of data…

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Global Banking & Finance Review – Social Media Companies Believed to Be Vulnerable

Posted on 5/12/18

A majority of consumers are willing to walk away from businesses entirely if they suffer a data breach, with retailers most at risk, according research from Gemalto, the world leader in digital security. Two-thirds (66%) are unlikely to shop or do business with an organization that experiences a breach where their financial and sensitive information…

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ComputerWelt – 4,5 Milliarden Datensätze im ersten Halbjahr 2018 kompromittiert

Posted on 12/10/18

Der Gemalto Breach Level Index ist eine globale Datenbank für gemeldete Datensicherheitsverletzungen. Laut der aktuellen Ausgabe stieg die Zahl der verlorenen, gestohlenen oder kompromittierten Datensätze im ersten Halbjahr 2018 um 133 Prozent im Vergleich zum Vorjahreszeitraum. „Ganz offensichtlich standen in diesem Jahr die sozialen Netzwerke an erster Stelle beim Missbrauch personenbezogener Daten – eine Entwicklung,…

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Security Asia – Data breaches compromised 4.5 billion records in 1H 2018

Posted on 11/10/18

The Breach Level Index, a global database of public data breaches, reveals that 945 data breaches led to 4.5 billion data records being compromised worldwide in the first half of 2018. “Obviously, this year social media has been the top industry and threat vector for the compromise of personal data, a trend we can expect…

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Finanical Times (UK) – Data breaches persuade companies to raise cyber security budgets

Posted on 10/10/18

Companies spend more on securing cloud computing and cyber analytics High-profile data breaches will lead two-thirds of companies to raise their budgets for cyber security by at least 5 per cent over the next year. Companies are increasingly allocating money to securing cloud computing and towards analytics software that can monitor their networks and detect…

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