According to Security Magazine, there are an estimated 2,200 cyberattacks each day in the United States. That amounts to around 91 attacks every hour or one attack every 39 seconds. In 2020, the average cost of responding to a cyberattack to businesses of all sizes was estimated to be $3.86 million. As our work, school, and healthcare moves online, the need to prevent cyberattacks will become more pronounced. Recognizing the significant threat cyberattacks pose, a bipartisan group of U.S. Senators introduced the Cyber Incident Notification Act The bill represents an essential first step toward ensuring the U.S. has a robust toolkit to prevent cyberattacks and fully protect consumer data.
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