The Impact of a Data Breach

Part of the Dark Reading Cybersecurity Crash Course

To understand the cyber risk your organization faces, you need to understand the likelihood of a breach – and its potential cost. In this session, a top expert discusses the many – and sometimes hidden – costs of a data breach, including its impact on customers and end users. You'll also get insight on the frequency of data breaches and a better understanding of how likely it is to happen to your organization.

On Demand
1h 00min

Attend this webinar and you'll:

  • receive a deep dive into findings drawn from actual forensic investigations of over 1,900 data breaches and 42,000 security incidents across the globe
  • learn which types of threat actors are attacking each industry most often
  • discover what types of attack are afflicting each industry and type of organization most often, and how much they cost to respond to
  • walk away with a plan for a more customized defense for your organization

Featured Speakers

  • Sara Peters
    Sara Peters
    Senior Editor
    Dark Reading

    Sara Peters is Senior Editor at Dark Reading and formerly the editor-in-chief of Enterprise Efficiency. Prior that she was senior editor for the Computer Security Institute, writing and speaking about virtualization, identity management, cybersecurity law, and a myriad of other topics. She authored the 2009 CSI Computer Crime and Security Survey and founded the CSI Working Group on Web Security Research Law -- a collaborative project that investigated the dichotomy between laws regulating software vulnerability disclosure and those regulating Web vulnerability disclosure.

  • Suzanne Widdup
    Suzanne Widdup
    Verizon RISK Team

    (@SuzanneWidup) is a member of the Verizon RISK Team, a co-author of the Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report, and lead author for the Verizon PHI Report. She spends quality time hunting for publicly disclosed data breaches for the VERIS Community Database ( Suzanne has 20 years of IT experience, including unix system administration, information security engineering and digital forensics in large enterprise environments. She holds a B.S. in Computer Information Systems and an M.S. in Information Assurance. Suzanne is the author of Computer Forensics and Digital Investigation with EnCase Forensic v.7.

  • Wade Woolwine
    Wade Woolwine
    Director of Managed Services

    Wade Woolwine is the Director of Rapid7’s Managed Services. In his tenure at Rapid7, he’s built IR services, SOC program development, and the MDR service that operates several global Security Operations Centers. Prior to Rapid7, Wade has designed, built, and operated in some of the most reputable incident detection and response teams including Mandiant, Aol, DoD, and DoS. In his career as a responder, Wade has been engaged in breach response and investigation in private and public sectors and organizations of all sizes.

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