Re: financial loss estimates?

Are there industry standard rates, or case studies on the true cost to a business for a data breach?

Specifically, i'm looking for the impact from a data breach involving financial information (bank accounts, loan info, credit card numbers, ect), social security numbers, and employee IDs.

Well, credit card numbers trade for something like $5 in retail (but
you can save a lot by buying in bulk). I suppose you could start with


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