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A virtual coffee on cyber attacks with Jayson Dudley from Mazars LLP - Security Boulevard

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Cyber attacks are said to cost the global economy 266 billion, affecting more than 800 million people a year and removing 15% to 20% of the value created by the internet.

“removing 15 to 20 per cent of the value created by the internet.”

How many of the points below have you either expressed or heard being discussed in the workplace?

‘Our type of company does not need security; our data would be useless to a hacker’‘Security is not a priority for us now’‘It is not worth the expenditure’‘It hasn’t happened to us yet so I am sure we will be fine’ Consider the following situations:

TalkTalk lost 101,000 customers and suffered costs of 60m due to a cyber attacks on the company in October 2015.

Data breaches at Home Depot during both 2013 and 2014 resulted in a total cost of $162 million.

On February 4, 2016, a cyber attack on the central bank of Bangladesh resulted in losses of $81 Million and prevented another $850 Million in transactions from being processed.

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