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ANALYSIS: 2010 U.S. Cost of a Data Breach

March 21, 2011 by  
Filed under Privacy

Ponemon Institute’s 2010 report on the cost of a data breach for U.S. companies found that for the second year in a row, escalating data security threats and compliance pressures to combat them drove more organizations to respond so rapidly to data breaches that they paid significantly higher costs…

BNA ANALYSIS: Cost of Compliance with Privacy and Data Protection Laws: Benchmark Study of Multinational Organizations

February 11, 2011 by  
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Multinational organizations in all industries must comply with privacy and data protection laws, regulations and policies designed to protect individuals’ sensitive and confidential information. The average cost of compliance for organizations studied was $3.5 million, while the cost of not being in compliance was much greater: nearly $9.4 million…

ANALYSIS: The Top 10 U.S. Privacy and Security Developments to Watch in 2011

January 5, 2011 by  
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The message for corporate America on privacy and security is simple: you only need to worry about privacy and security laws and rules if you have customers or employees.
So, on the chance that your company meets this threshold, what are the primary issues to be watching in 2011?

• Potential Regulation of Internet Privacy

The Federal Trade Commission essentially began the modern era of privacy regulation in the 1990s, when it issued its initial reports on regulation of privacy on the Internet. At the time, the FTC believed that a “self-regulation” approach was the way to go. Now, essentially…