2015 Cost of data breach: Global

May 25, 2015 at 12:00 am

Ponemon Institute is pleased to present its ninth annual Cost of Data Breach Study: Global Analysis, sponsored by IBM. According to the benchmark study of 314 companies spanning 10 countries, the average consolidated total cost of a data breach increased 15 percent in the last year to $3.5 million . The study also found that the cost incurred for each lost or stolen record containing sensitive and confidential information increased more than nine percent to a consolidated average of $145.