Managing Cyber-risk is no longer optional

Cyber Attacks Impact is substantial

  • Impact include:
    • Financial losses
    • Loss of productivity
    • Reputation damage
    • Legal liability
    • Business continuity problems
  • Ransomware is on the rise(from once every 40 seconds in 2016 to 11s in 2021)



Breaches take time to be discovered

  • 197 days to discover a breach
  • 69 days more to contain it
  • The longer it takes the more expensive the breach is


Cyber Crime costs are rising

  • Long tail implications of a breach may take years: lost data, business disruption, revenue losses from system downtime,notification costs, or even damage to a brand’s reputation


Cybersecurity risk has become a significant concern for individuals and organizations alike. In today’s digital age, with the rise of online transactions, remote work, and cloud computing, the risk of cyber attacks has increased substantially. With the rapid advancement of technology and the growing sophistication of cybercriminals, the need for managing cyber-risk has become more critical than ever before.

The consequences of a cyber attack can be devastating for businesses and individuals. Data breaches can lead to loss of sensitive information, financial loss, damage to a company’s reputation, and legal liabilities. In some cases, a cyber attack can even result in the complete shutdown of a business. With the increasing dependence on technology, managing cyber-risk has become a crucial aspect of risk management for companies and individuals.

Organizations need to invest in cybersecurity to protect their assets from cyber attacks. Cybersecurity measures include firewalls, antivirus software, intrusion detection systems, and other tools that protect against cyber attacks. It is also important to have a robust incident response plan in place to quickly detect, respond to, and recover from a cyber attack.

Individuals also need to be aware of the risks of cyber attacks and take steps to protect themselves. This includes using strong passwords, avoiding public Wi-Fi networks, being cautious when clicking on links or downloading attachments, and keeping their software and security tools up to date.

In conclusion, managing cyber-risk is no longer optional. With the increasing dependence on technology, the risk of cyber attacks has become a significant concern for individuals and organizations. It is important to take proactive measures to protect against cyber attacks and to have a plan in place to quickly respond and recover in case of a cyber attack. Failure to manage cyber-risk can have severe consequences, and it is essential to take this risk seriously.

Source: Cybersecurity Ventures, IBM, Israeli Anti Money Laundering Organization