Half of IT Security Pros Believe They’re an Unlikely Target for Attack, Finds Ponemon Institute Study

61 Percent of IT Security Pros Lack Confidence in Their Ability to Detect Advanced Threats Framingham, Mass., – October 28, 2015 – An independent study published today by The Ponemon Institute titled, “Advanced Threat Detection with Machine-Generated Intelligence,” found that half of IT security practitioners in the U.S. view their organization as an unlikely target for attack. This largely positive outlook could be contributing to a lack of cyber-preparedness as 61 percent of respondents admitted a lack of confidence in their organization’s ability to detect advanced threats. The full report delves into these and other findings from a survey of 614 IT security practitioners in the U.S. who are familiar with threat detection technologies deployed by their organization and are involved in advanced threat detection activities. The research was sponsored…


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