Cybersecurity: 40% of companies are near to serious damage

Too many European firms are nowhere near ready for a data breach, with no incident response plans in place

The overwhelming majority of businesses (86%) feel they are prepared for security breach, but almost 40% of them do not even have a response plan in place.

This was the finding of a study by Pierre Audoin Consultants (PAC), which uncovered a notable gap in Incident Response (IR) preparedness among EU companies.

Additionally, only 30% of those with IR plans test and update them regularly (more than once a month).

The study was co-sponsored by Resilient Systems, the leading Incident Response Platform (IRP) provider for security professionals, along with FireEye, HP and Telefonica.

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Source: TechweekEurope
Read more at http://www.techweekeurope.co.uk/security/40-percent-of-companies-risking-cyber-security-catastrophe-169274#CFdgD8VPDRVwG68Q.99

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