The recently announced NIST framework is a lot of useless and redundant verbiage that collects existing standards that have existed for at least a decade.
Banks and financial services organisations have been a prime target for hackers for a very long time, and as a result of this the industry has had to adhere to security compliance regulations for a lot longer than most other sectors.
A new MeriTalk report, based on a survey of healthcare IT executives and underwritten by EMC, quantifies the organizational cost associated with security breaches, data loss, and unplanned outages for healthcare providers, at more than $1.6B a year.
For many organizations, focus on a single regulation, sometimes even single requirements in a single regulation, might make it difficult to spot commonalities.
According to a recent Ponemon study, since 2010 cybercrime costs have climbed 78% and the time required to recover from a breach has increased 130%.
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