Six in 10 Global Firms Hit by a Data Breach
In the last three years, 60% of organizations around the world have experienced a breach, and 36% acknowledge that they may have been compromised without realizing it, a new survey[pdf] by Bitdefender indicates. A majority of firms (58%) are worried about their ability to handle a major cybersecurity incident.
The study also found that 73% of companies believe they are especially vulnerable to cyber threats due to a lack of funding. Alert fatigue is a problem undermining the security posture of many firms, since as many as 53% of endpoint detection and response (EDR) alerts do not indicate an actual threat. The growing number of alerts is contributing to slow threat remediation times, with 29% of companies indicating that they need at least one week to spot a sophisticated cyber attack.
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