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BLOG: Enterprise organisations describe weaknesses in malware detection and protection

Jon Oltsik | Jan. 17, 2014
Security teams point to problems with skills, malware knowledge, and forensics

I should add that the scary thing here is that advanced organizations only account for 24% of the overall enterprise population. In other words, 76% of enterprises (and likely a greater percentage of SMB organizations) are really struggling in a number of critical areas of cybersecurity.

This explains why Wall Street is absolutely gaga over Barracuda, FireEye, Palo Alto, and Splunk, why the President issued an executive order (leading to the soon-to-be-published NIST cybersecurity framework), and why security service providers like CSC, Leidos, IBM, Mandiant, and Unisys are so busy. Unfortunately, it also illustrates why there are so many data breaches as well as my lugubrious perspective on cybersecurity past and future.

Source: Network World

 

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