The headline is startling: Cybercrime costs the world more than $1 trillion, a 50% increase from 2018. From our experience in the trenches, this feels about right. Attackers are using more complex methods for spreading their malware, and the payloads keep getting more sophisticated – better at evading detection and more effective at delivering their malicious payload.
However, this is just the surface. The article delves a little deeper into the hidden costs, which most don’t account for when preparing for an incident: performance. Any major incident not only impact production systems and operations, but the impact to performance has a lingering effect that most don’t take into account.