Organizations Seeing New Kinds of Threats
DATA PROTECTIONNovember 17, 2010
InformationWeek reports on a recent survey showing that a majority of organizations are ill-prepared for a data breach. The Solera Networks survey, conducted by Trusted Strategies, polled more than 200 security professionals and found that two-thirds of their organizations lack the appropriate tools to understand a breach, and 35 percent lack a response plan, the report states. One-quarter of respondents said they were not prepared to deal with a security incident, and 28 percent said they were somewhat prepared. A spokesman for Solera Networks said organizations are facing new threats as, "Opportunistic theft and vandalism on networks is being replaced with targeted, multi-component, persistent attacks focused on specific systems and assets."