Cyber Loss: The incidents are adding up for accounting firms

November 2015

What do accounting firms stand to lose in the event of a data breach? Apart from losing sensitive client information to data thieves, an accounting firm stands to lose what it values most – its reputation – the key to building a solid client base.

This infographic, the final installment in a series of four released by Advisen and Hiscox, shows the magnitude of cyber risks confronting accounting firms.

As custodians of financial information, accounting firms, regardless of size and location, have become a prime target of data breach. These firms may be all too familiar with crunching numbers and handling sensitive financial information, but are they well-prepared to face the magnitude of cyber incidents that confront the industry?