One Simple Way to Avoid 57 Percent of Breaches
Blog Article Published: 05/08/2018
By Rich Campagna, Chief Marketing Officer, Bitglass I recently caught wind of a survey of 3000 cybersecurity professionals commissioned by ServiceNow and Ponemon. One of the first statistics that jumped out at me? "57% of data breach victims said they were breached due to an unpatched known vulnerability." That's bananas! And this massive number of data breaches due to lack of vulnerability patching comes despite respondent companies spending 321 hours per week - or approximately 8 full time employees vulnerability response process. So, an average of eight people chasing a manual process, and they're always behind, resulting in the majority of data breaches coming as the result of KNOWN vulnerabilities for which THERE IS A FIX? What's the average enterprise to do?