Data Breach Costs: 10 Ways You're Making It Worse

1. Poorly Executed Or Nonexistent Incident Response Plan

The Ponemon Institute report found that organizations that had an incident response plan in place had lower data breach costs than those that didn't. But that's not all. Organizations need to conduct consistent training exercises to ensure that the incident response plan can be properly executed when a breach takes place, according to the Ponemon Institute. Far too many companies have incident response plans on shelves gathering dust.

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