[ISN] Firms take 10 hours to spot data breaches, McAfee finds

http://news.techworld.com/security/3453139/firms-take-10-hours-spot-data-breaches-mcafee-finds/ By John E Dunn Techworld 17 June 2013 The average organisation believes it would spot a data breach in ten hours, a McAfee global survey of IT professionals has found. But is that result good, indifferent or an indication of the downright complacent? The firm’s interrogation of 500 decision makers from the US, UK, Germany and Australia earlier this year found that 22 percent thought they’d need a day to recognise a breach, with one in twenty offering a week as a likely timescale. Just over a third said they would notice data breaches in a matter of minutes, which counts as real-time by today’s standards. In terms of general security, three quarters confidently reckoned they could assess their security in real-time, with about the same number talking up their ability to spot insider threats, perimeter threats and even zero-day malware. […] _______________________________________________ ISN mailing list ISN@lists.infosecnews.org http://lists.infosecnews.org/mailman/listinfo/isn_lists.infosecnews.org