InfoSec World 2020 – An analysis of more than 100 risk self-assessments conducted by business organizations across a cross-section of industries revealed that over 65 percent admitted to achieving zero-to-minimal compliance of U.S. state data privacy and security regulations, including myriad breach laws and the California Consumer Privacy Act.
The discouraging findings show that business organizations are still playing catch-up when it comes to adhering to standards and implementing other fundamental cybersecurity protections.
Another 27 percent of businesses said they had only partial compliance with privacy and security regulations. “If you’re not currently meeting them as part of your business, you’re not alone,” said Kevin Ricci, principal at accounting and business consulting services firm Citrin Cooperman, which developed the self-assessment tool, called SCORE (Score Compliance Operations Risk Evaluation).
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