The average breach costs the victim $4 million — not chump change by any measure. (Photo: iStock)

Call it cyberinsecurity: Companies know their data is at risk, but they’re apparently still uncertain how great of a threat hackers pose to their data. And they aren’t taking steps to contain the damage of a potential theft.

HRDive pulled together several data reports to offer a state-of-the-art view of cyberthreats and corporate responses. The big takeaway from the report is that companies in general haven’t developed a process for addressing potential threats to their data, partly because the people at the top don’t think it’s a priority.

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Dan Cook

Dan Cook is a journalist and communications consultant based in Portland, OR. During his journalism career he has been a reporter and editor for a variety of media companies, including American Lawyer Media, BusinessWeek, Newhouse Newspapers, Knight-Ridder, Time Inc., and Reuters. He specializes in health care and insurance related coverage for BenefitsPRO.

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