Tag Archives: Security economics

Data breaches matter...in the short term

In the past, a few studies addressed the problem of understanding the impact of a data¬†breach suffered by a company on the company's value (see, e.g. the paper "The effect of internet security breach announcements on market value" by Cavusoglu … Continue reading

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A look at GECON 2013

Last month I have attended the GECON 2013¬†conference. The long name of the conference is The 10th International Conference on Economics of Grids, Clouds, Systems, and Services. Very well hosted by the colleagues at the University of Zaragoza in Spain, … Continue reading

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If the provider has to compensate for data breaches...

....revenues can be the right basis to do it. Proposals for holding the service provider liable for damages suffered by its customers due to data breaches have been submitted in the past. In our papers "Liability for Data Breaches: A … Continue reading

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