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What cybersecurity experts won’t tell you about your risks

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Last year, Marriott Hotels security breaches lost 500 million data records, Cambridge Analytica leaked users’ information from Facebook, Google+ shut down early after failing to disclose a data leak, and Coast Capital in Canada reported that 140 people lost millions from hackers.

A third of US organizations surveyed by PWC for a recent report said they had experienced cybercrime within the last two years, and an IBM estimate suggests the average cost of each of those breaches was about $3.9 million

Cybersecurity experts are in high demand (half the companies surveyed by PWC had conducted a cybercrime risk assessment). Here’s what they probably won’t tell you:

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