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Threats on government networks remain undetected for 16 days

2015/04/29

Help Net Security - (International) Findings from a report by MeriTalk and Splunk on the state of cyber security in Federal, State, and local government agencies revealed that cyber threats exist on government networks for an average of 16 days without detection, and that 68 percent of respondents reported that their organizations are overwhelmed by the volume of security data they must analyze. Respondents also reported the benefits of big data in analytics and the challenges they face due to lack of skill or time, among other findings.

Source: http://www.net-security.org/secworld.php?id=18323

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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