Calculate the Business Impact and Cost of a Breach, Forrester Report, November 2016

The business impact and cost of a breach are notoriously difficult to measure. A data breach initiates a tangle of direct and indirect costs, with some costs accruing in the immediate aftermath and other costs occurring years after the actual breach event. This report will help security and risk (S&R) leaders educate business executives about the variety of potential costs of a breach and build the business case for investments in security architecture and operations necessary to defend their sensitive data.