Russian businesses are forecast to lose almost US$ 1 bn (70 billion rubles £662 million) from cyber-attacks this year and this figure is expected to continue to grow in the near future, Lev Khasis, first deputy chairman of Sberbank, Russia’s largest state-owned bank, and a former vice-president of Wal-Mart, told SCMagazineUK.com. These predictions are in line with those of leading Russian IT security experts. According to data from Kaspersky Lab, this year every second corporate computer in Russia was the subject of at least one cyber- attack, which is significantly higher than average global figures.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: SC Magazine