Most organisations appear to be getting no better at detecting and containing data breaches, with the average company still taking over 100 days to completely wipe all traces of its attackers from systems, according to Trustwave. The firm’s Global Security Report 2015 revealed the findings from 574 data “compromises” it investigated across 15 countries worldwide. It found that 81% of victim organizations didn’t detect the breach themselves. The median length of time taken to detect a breach was 86 days and the total from intrusion to containment was 111 days.
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