With more than 16,500 known security vulnerabilities being catalogued, 2018 set a new record over last year’s previous record of 14,714. CEOs and security teams of all businesses should take note of this issue, given the recent enforcement of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which penalizes corporate data/privacy breaches of EU citizens with staggering fines. Organizations can be fined up to 4 percent of annual global turnover or €20 million. That’s for each offense.
Security Vulnerabilities, GDPR, hackers