Cyber Attacks Rise As Confidence Falls, Spending Set To Increase

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  • 3 years ago

Homeland Security Today: The CyberEdge Group published its second annual Cyberthreat Defense Report, which provides a view of organizations’ security threats, current defenses and planned investments.

Consistent with the findings in last year’s inaugural Cyberthreat Defense Report, the 2015 report finds that while IT security spending is increasing, confidence is falling, with the majority of respondents expecting to be breached in the next 12 months, despite all of their efforts.

 In surveying more than 800 security decision makers and practitioners, the report found more than 70 percent of respondents’ networks had been breached in 2014 — up from 62 percent in 2013 — with more than 20 percent breached six times or more. For the first time, a majority of respondents (52 percent) now believe a successful cyber attack is likely in the coming year — up from 39 percent in last year’s report.

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