Half of cyberattacks are unreported

26/09/2023 | Infosecurity Magazine

A new global survey from Keeper Security has revealed widespread shortcomings in data breach reporting, both internally and externally. The study Cybersecurity Disasters Survey Incident Reporting & Disclosure found that 41% of cyberattacks were not reported to internal leadership, and almost half of the respondents (48%) kept incidents a secret from the relevant authorities. IT and security leaders cited fear, ignorance, and forgetfulness as the reasons for their lack of internal disclosure. The lack of reporting to authorities was largely based on the fear of repercussions and short-term concerns about reputational harm. The report highlights the importance of business leaders in creating a culture of transparency and trust when it comes to cybersecurity.

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