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Why Advanced Application Security Is A Match For Today’s Sophisticated Cyber-Attacks

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For the first time in 28 years, the England team are through to the semi-finals of the World Cup. As all eyes turn to the pitch for the next match, hackers will be booting up the botnets ready to take on the excitable businesses who are increasingly giving away the ball on app protection and data security.

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) – the cyberspace equivalent of the omnipresent Video Assisted Referee – will also be making its presence felt this Summer. The penalty for a breach is 2 per cent to 4 per cent of global turnover or 10 to 20 million, whichever is the bigger hit. The GDPR supervisory body can also flash the proverbial red card by immediately suspending all data processing if the risk to an EU citizen’s privacy is deemed unacceptable.

According to the Ponemon Institute’s 12thannual Cost of Data Breach study,the global average cost of a data breach currently stands at $3.62 million.The ongoing reputational costs are harder to quantify, so it’s...(continued)

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