Webinar: Cost of a data breach 2024: Top insights, AI impact, and risk reduction best practices

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When:  Aug 13, 2024 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM (ET)


In an era of increasing AI-enabled threats, organizations worldwide continue to struggle with the financial and repetitional consequences of data breaches. To gain a comprehensive understanding of the latest risk factors associated with cyberattacks, join us for the 2024 IBM Cost of a Data Breach Report webinar.

During the webinar, IBM cybersecurity leaders and industry SME’s will delve into the latest report, offering detailed information on the financial and brand impacts of data breaches. Drawing from the analysis of hundreds of factors from actual incidents, we will discuss the leading contributors to data breach costs, at the industry and geography level, as well as the impact of AI and automation and factors impacting length of breach.

Here’s what you’ll learn:

  • Factors impacting the cost of a data breach and how to get ahead of one to mitigate impact
  • Best practices in securing data and responding to breaches
  • Latest strategies involving artificial intelligence and automation
  • Practical recommendations to bolster your security defenses

Don't miss this opportunity to get the most up-to-date information on the financial implications of data breaches and learn how to safeguard your organization's reputation and bottom line.

Check out the 2023 report and bookmark this page for the 2024 report to go live on 7/30: https://www.ibm.com/reports/data-breach

Key speakers

Sam Hector, Global Strategy Leader - IBM Security, IBM

Sam Hector, currently Global Strategy Leader at IBM Security, is a visionary helping navigate the ever-evolving landscape of cybersecurity. With over a decade working for IBM and its partners, he has made significant contributions in shaping the company's security vision, led teams to deliver revenue growth, and pioneered key partnerships. Sam's ability to translate complex technology concepts into accessible narratives sets him apart. Outside of work, Sam is a director of a Tennis non-profit, keen photographer, and Formula 1 fan.

Limor Kessem, Global Cyber Crisis Management Lead - IBM X-Force, IBM

Limor Kessem is X-Force’s Global Cyber Crisis Management delivery lead. She is focused on helping organizations prepare for and face crisis-level cyber-attacks. Previously Executive Security Advisor at IBM Security. She is a widely sought-after security expert, speaker and author and a strong advocate for women in information security. At IBM, she leverages her over 15 years of cyber risk and security expertise to provide counsel to CSOs, CISOs, and CIOs at the world’s largest corporations and governments. 

In addition to her work with IBM, Limor is an active RSA Conference steering committee member, ITSP Magazine podcast host, Tel Aviv University Cyber Week speaker, a founding member of the FraudCon conference, and volunteers in the local chapters of BSides and OWASP. You can follow Limor’s cybersecurity feed on X/Twitter @iCyberFighter.

Diana Kelley, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for Protect AI

She also serves on the boards of WiCyS, The Executive Women’s Forum (EWF), InfoSec World, CyberFuture Foundation, TechTarget Security Editorial, and DevNet AI/ML. Diana was Cybersecurity Field CTO for Microsoft, Global Executive Security Advisor at IBM Security, GM at Symantec, VP at Burton Group (now Gartner), a Manager at KPMG, CTO and co-founder of SecurityCurve, and Chief vCISO at SaltCybersecurity.She is a sought-after keynote speaker, the host of BrightTALK’s The (Security) Balancing Act, co-author of the books Practical Cybersecurity Architecture and Cryptographic Libraries for Developers, instructor for the LinkedIn Learning class on Security in AI and ML, has been a lecturer at Boston College's Masters program in cybersecurity, a 2023 Global Cyber Security Hall of Fame Inductee, the EWF 2020 Executive of the Year and EWF Conference Chair 2021-Present, an SCMedia Power Player, and one of Cybersecurity Ventures 100 Fascinating Females Fighting Cybercrime.