IT News - Security

80% Of Successful Breaches Are From Zero-Day Exploits
HelpNet Security, January 31st, 2020
Organizations are not making progress in reducing their endpoint security risk, especially against new and unknown threats, a Ponemon Institute study reveals

"68% IT security professionals say their company experienced one or more endpoint attacks that compromised data assets or IT infrastructure in 2019, an increase from 54% of respondents in 2017.

Bottom-line business damage

Of those incidents that were successful, researchers say that 80% were new or unknown, they define them as 'zero-day attacks.' These attacks either involved the exploitation of undisclosed vulnerabilities or the use of new malware variants that signature-based, detection solutions do not recognize..." - HelpNet Security

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