[ISN] SC hacking solution could cost $15 million next year

http://www.thestate.com/2013/05/08/2761786/sc-hacking-solution-could-cost.html By ANDREW SHAIN TheState.com May 8, 2013 COLUMBIA — The tab to fix the largest hacking at a U.S. state agency keeps growing. South Carolina needs to spend nearly $15 million next year to centralize computer security at state agencies – and spend $7.3 million a year thereafter on that security, a consultant told state leaders Wednesday. The work would require 37 employees with an annual payroll of $4.7 million, according to the report from Deloitte Consultants. No decisions were made Wednesday. The 2013-14 state budget approved by the S.C. House budgets $25 million for cyber-security efforts, including money to continue providing credit-fraud monitoring for taxpayers whose financial information was stolen from the S.C. Department of Revenue. South Carolina already has spent more than $20 million in response to the hacking, which involved tax-return data for 6.4 million consumers, their children and businesses. […] ______________________________________________ Visit the InfoSec News Security Bookstore Best Selling Security Books and More! http://www.shopinfosecnews.org