You would be hard pressed to find someone who hasn’t heard about the recent hack of Sony Pictures servers.  Hackers were able to access, copy, and release private emails, photos, film scripts, and other documents.  Many people have focused on the embarrassment caused to the company or the loss of revenue as content is leaked online and other projects halted or suspended.  Ultimately the impact of this hack will be felt for years to come.

Financial Impact

The most obvious financial loss is associated with the release of the movie “The Interview.” Originally slated for wide scale release on Christmas Day, the movie was pulled when theater chains refused to show it under threat of terrorism. … Read the rest