Intrusion detection is speeding up: Is it enough to tackle global cyber threats?

August 3, 2017


As criminals continue to develop new methods to break or sidestep cyber defences, in many cases the focus is shifting towards the ability to detect and respond to an incident as quickly as possible. Despite the average cost of a data breach soaring to $17.36m in 2016 according to the Ponemon Institute, we have found the security industry’s incident response capabilities have advanced considerably in recent years.

The 2017 Trustwave Global Security Report, which examines the results of thousands of our investigations into security incidents, actually found that the time it takes to detect an intrusion has decreased over the last year.

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