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May 11. Average Data Breach Cost UK Organisations £1.9m in 2010! The cost of the average data breach in the UK jumped in 2010 as businesses were hit hard by cyber criminals. The average data breach cost UK organisations £1.9m in 2010, up 13 per cent from 2009 and 18 per cent from 2008, a report by Symantec and Ponemon Institute showed.
Malicious or criminal attacks were behind 29 per cent of all data breaches and the most expensive incident in 2010 cost the affected firm £6.2m, compared to the £3.9m expense hitting the most unfortunate business in the previous year.
We believe that cyber risk and business resilience are the most important security issues facing UK businesses today.
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09 May 11. Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: U.S. DoD Radar Markets http://www.reportlinker.com/p0490650/US-DoD-Radar-Markets.html
This research is an overview of program funding and contract activity for the United States (U.S.) Department of Defense (DoD) Radar (Radio Detection and Ranging) programs and activities. Radar technology transmits radio waves which bounce off objects in their path and are used to determine the range, altitude, direction, and speed of both moving and fixed objects for indications, warning, and targeting. Programs and contracts that have been designated primarily for radar technology functions are included. Program funding is derived from the U.S. DoD FY 2011 request and includes the portions of Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) funding. (Source: Yahoo!/PRNewswire)
10 May 11. Enabled by substantial economic growth over the past decade, and driven forward by a national policy of military renewal and development, the Indian defence market has been propelled to the forefront of the world stage in relation to global military markets. The rise of Indian defence spending and capabilities reflects India’s position not only within the confines of Asia, but throughout the entire world, as the shifting dynamics of geopolitical power tilt its way. We have determined that the value of the Indian defence market in 2011 amounted