Serious Data Breaches Take Months To Spot
By Stu Sjouwerman, for KnowBe4.com Security Awareness Training
John Dunn at TechWorld reported: “More than six out of ten organizations hit by data breaches take longer than three months to notice what has happened with a few not uncovering attacks for years, a comprehensive analysis of global incidents by security firm Trustwave has found.
During 2012, this meant that the average time to discover a data breach for the 450 attacks looked at was 210 days, 35 more than for 2011, the company reported in its 2013 Global Security Report (publicly released on 20 February).
This excerpt appears with permission from knowbe4.com.