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May 2017

CGMA Cybersecurity Tool

Cybersecurity is one of the central issues and risks in today’s global economy. Cyber attacks are no longer a question of if, but a question of when.

According to the World Economic Forum 2017 Global Risk Report, data fraud or theft, and cyber attacks rank fifth and sixth on the list of Top Ten Risks in terms of likelihood. It is estimated that the true cost of one data breach for an organisation is $4 million, with 93% of attacks taking only minutes or less.

Security testing is much like an audit. Looking at software from the “inside” for evidence that security requirements are actually doing what they are intended to do.

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CGMA Cybersecurity Tool