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GDPR’s Data Protection Impact Assessment and its Implications for Organizations

-A data breach may be viewed as the accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration or unauthorized disclosure or, access to data . Over the years, thesecurity broadcasts are generally replete with numerous incidences of data breaches across the globe. Therefore, it is little surprise that 1 in 4 business have experiencedthis type of incident . The significant financial impact is also unmistakable as the total average cost is estimated to be 3.62 milliondollars, which equates to in excess of$300,000 dollars .

Strategies to Combat the Rise of Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs)

-The number of reported incidences of Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) continue to rise over the last few years. While there is no precise statistics, which may be attributable to the limited awareness of these attacks or reluctance to share attack incidences, it is recognized that many organizations in various countries have fallen victims to APT attacks. Their knownvictims include global technology firms, financial services, military and defense entities, where the threat actors or attackers are usually state sponsored groups and cyber mercenaries.