... we COULD desert UK.GOV, sadly we're a captive audience to the shambles that is HMG data management
There's more bad news for chancellor Alistair Darling in the wake of the HMRC data loss fiasco. A study by the US-based Ponemon Institute reckons information security breaches cost $197 per compromised record, compared to $182 per record last year. Ponemon's third annual Cost of a Data Breach study focuses on the results of …
[...information security breaches cost $197 per compromised record, compared to $182 per record last year.]
Oh now I get it. The British Government are trying to reduce the cost of security breaches by using scale of economy. With 25 million records lost to the nether I bet we'll be seeing costs of a mere $100 per compromised record.
It all makes sense.
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