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Cybersecurity Planning is Finally Demystified (Infographic) With the threat of cyber attacks growing, these steps will help you implement policies to protect your data.

By Pete Metzger

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Despite a 64 percent increase in Internet security breaches last year, only 25 percent of U.S. organizations are prepared to defend against a cyber attack. If you think that is chilling, consider that only 37 percent of boards have a cyber threat response plan in place and 58 percent are not actively preparing for a potential breach.

Related: Expert Hacker Shares 3 Ways Small Businesses Can Minimize Cybersecurity Threats

DHR International has put together an infographic that outlines four easy tactics you can implement to improve your company's information security, three critical steps to take after a data breach and examples of major companies that suffered at the hands of Internet hackers.

Related: 5 Growing Cybersecurity Epicenters Around the World

DHR International Demystifying Cyber Security

Related: 7 Cybersecurity Layers Every Entrepreneur Needs to Understand

Pete Metzger

Vice Chairman, DHR International

Peter Metzger specializes in leading searches for cybersecurity executives for DHR International. Prior to joining the search industry in 2000, Metzger was an officer in the US Marine Corps.

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