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Fortune 1000 Companies More Likely to Suffer Data Breaches
« Reply #1 on: March 08, 2017, 01:07:19 PM »
Fortune 1000 Companies More Likely to Suffer Data Breaches
8 March 2017, 12:01 pm

Fortune 1000 companies suffer data breaches twice as often as their peers, reveals a new report that looks at how secure are America's largest companies. 

According to BitSight's latest report named "How Secure Are America's Largest Business Partners? Rating the Cybersecurity Performance of the Fortune 1000," companies that are part of this list are more likely to suffer data breaches. The report shows that companies with a Security Rating of 500 or lower are five times more likely to experience a publicly disclosed breach than companies with a Security Rating of 700 of higher, with 900 being the top score and, at the same time, the safest. 

"Understanding the security maturity of Fortune 1000 companies provides greater context for any organization looking to benchmark their own performance," said Stephen Boyer, co-founder and CTO of BitSight. "Moreover, this data can be used to better inform companies of the risks posed when sharing data or network access with For... (read more)

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