Companies are still struggling with electronic crimes, but reporting some progress, according to the third annual "E-Crime Watch Survey" released by The Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute, U.S. Secret Service, CSO Magazine and Microsoft. The results indicate that companies are becoming more able to stop widespread security breaches, as both the mean and median number of incidents per company fell compared to the last two years. However, costs per incident rose by 50 percent.
Corporate Computer Security Breaches May Be Down, but Costs per Breach Are Rising
The Privacy and Data Protection Legal Reporter
November 14, 2006