With each passing year, malicious cyber events increase in size and severity, impacting companies and customers alike. Small and medium-sized businesses are common victims of hackers, as their security measures tend to be easier to crack. However, even global organizations like Yahoo, eBay and Target that have invested substantial sums into cyber security programs are not immune from the threat of a data breach.
In 2016 alone, more than 1.3 billion records were lost or stolen worldwide, with Northern America accounting for 80 per cent of known incidents, according to a report from PricewaterhoseCoopers Canada. Download the Guide to the Digital Privacy Act – Canada’s Data Breach Notification Rules today!