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10 Cybercrime Myths that Could Cost You Millions
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Joe Stanganelli
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5/4/2017 | 3:10:27 PM
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@Marc: Gotcha.

23% of all respondents or 23% of those 40%?  Because you'd want to correlate that and know how that split works.
Marc Wilczek
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5/3/2017 | 1:52:54 AM
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@Joe: Just look at the stats of the Radware report: "mom-and-pop shops" don't represent 40% of the survey respondents. Only 23% of the respondents are from organizations with <100 employees.
faizmughal
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5/2/2017 | 3:13:30 AM
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nice
IDONTHAVEANICKNAME
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5/1/2017 | 1:21:13 PM
10 Cybercrime Myths that Could Cost You Millions
To which I could add an eleventh:

"I have'nt heard it from the BBC so it can't be an issue"

Yeah really....I did hear this from someone who shall remain nameless!

 

 

 
Joe Stanganelli
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5/1/2017 | 1:03:08 PM
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@Marc: It's striking but I'm not sure how surprising it is, depending upon what the proportion of small, medium, and large businesses is and what the industry split is.  For a large healthcare or life-sciences organization to not have an incident-response plan is practically unheard of.  For a small mom-and-pop retailer to not have an incident response plan is not at all surprising (despite the wisdom of the decision).
Marc Wilczek
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4/30/2017 | 1:43:26 AM
Re: #4
Your idea goes two steps further. What I find most striking about #4 is that "40% have no incident response plans" -- that's at least 'surprising' to put it mildly. Still far too many organizations are unprepared and hit by surprise, if an incident occurs.
Joe Stanganelli
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4/29/2017 | 6:31:06 PM
#4
Moreover, with all the debate about offensive cybersecurity -- i.e., "hacking back" -- as well as the legal uncertainties surrounding it, even some of the more security-conscious firms could feel stifled.


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