70% of breaches are detected by a third-party

June 4, 2015

Via: data-loss

46 percent of organizations that have suffered a data breach took more than four months to detect a problem, and more than three months to mitigate the risk. Worryingly, the survey of 1,000 IT professionals, conducted by OnePoll on behalf of LogRhythm, also revealed that 70 percent of breaches were detected by a third-party, rather than the organization itself.

Perhaps unsurprisingly, 73 percent believe their company’s data is vulnerable to being hacked, while 47 percent think their company should be doing more to improve the time it takes to detect and respond to threats.

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