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Ponemon Institute’s 2017 Cost of Data Breach Study: United States

White Paper Published By: IBM
IBM
Published:  Jul 26, 2017
Type:  White Paper
Length:  27 pages

IBM Security and Ponemon Institute are pleased to present the 2017 Cost of Data Breach Study: United States, our 12th annual benchmark study on the cost of data breach incidents for companies located in the United States. The average cost for each lost or stolen record containing sensitive and confidential information increased from $221 to $225. The average total cost experienced by organizations over the past year increased from $7.01 million to $7.35 million. To date, 572 U.S. organizations have participated in the benchmarking process since the inception of this research.



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data breach, data protection, trends, research study, information protection