Reading the 2020 Cost of a Data Breach Report


Data Breach Cost Table

2020 Cost of a Data Breach Report: the global total cost of a data breach averaged $3.86 million in 2020, down about 1.5% from the 2019 study.

Every year, I write about the annual report published by the Ponemon Institute on the cost of a data breach, it is a very interesting study that explores the economic impact of a “data breach.”

This year the researchers analyzed 524 breaches that occurred between August 2019 and April 2020, in organizations of all sizes, across 17 geographies and 17 industries.

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