Posts Tagged ‘B2B International’

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    South Africa: human factor in IT security totally underestimated

    December 9, 2013 • Security, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

    85% of organisations in South Africa experienced an internal information security incident last year, some of which led to sensitive data loss, according to the Global Corporate IT Security Risks 2013 survey carried out by the B2B International research...

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    Employee missteps among top causes of data theft

    September 18, 2013 • SecurityComments Off

    Employee error is one of the main causes of internal IT security incidents which lead to the leakage of confidential corporate data, according to the findings of the Global Corporate IT Security Risks 2013 survey conducted by B2B International in...

  • Targeted attacks can cost companies millions in damages (image: Kaspersky)

    Targeted attacks cost up to $2.4 million in damages

    August 13, 2013 • SecurityComments Off

    A successful targeted attack against a large company can cause damages of up to $2.4 million. This is according to B2B International which, along with Kaspersky Lab, recently conducted the 2013 Global Corporate IT Security Risks survey. Targeted attacks are...

  • The average cost incurred by large companies in the wake of a cyber-attack can be as high as $649,000 (image: Kaspersky)

    The high cost of a security breach

    August 5, 2013 • SecurityComments Off

    The average cost incurred by large companies in the wake of a cyber-attack can be as high as $649,000, according to the 2013 Global Corporate IT Security Risks survey conducted by B2B International, in conjunction with Kaspersky Lab. Any cyber-attack can...

  • 65% of companies put their data at risk

    April 9, 2013 • SecurityComments Off

    Although there are dedicated technologies which can automatically download and install updates, these are rarely used – even by companies that have implemented client system management tools. Only 35% of all companies automatically install updates,...

  • Businesses embracing encryption to protect their most sensitive data

    December 12, 2012 • SecurityComments Off

    According to B2B International survey conducted this year, encryption is the fifth most widespread protection technique. It’s a sharp rise from the results of a similar survey in 2011 where it barely crept into the top 10. It is also ranked second among the...

  • For 72% of companies, BYOD is the future

    November 9, 2012 • SecurityComments Off

    Bring your own device (BYOD) is the biggest trend affecting how businesses operate online, with 72% of companies expecting to use the concept extensively in the near future, according to a recent survey by B2B International on behalf of Kaspersky Lab. 50% of...

  • Kaspersky Lab: “SMBs are under threat”

    October 30, 2012 • SecurityComments Off

    A Global IT Security Risks survey, conducted recently by B2B International for Kaspersky Lab, revealed that small and medium-sized businesses are typically more vulnerable to viruses, worms, spyware and other malicious programs. Figures showed that 63% of...