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Businesses Suffer An Average Of 9 Targeted Attacks Per Year

Businesses Suffer An Average Of 9 Targeted Attacks Per Year: Advanced persistent threat (APT)-style attacks may be even more pervasive than thought: organizations have suffered on average of nine such targeted attacks in the past 12 months, a new study finds.
Even more chilling: nearly half of those organizations say the attackers successfully stole confidential or sensitive information from their internal networks, according to a new report by the Ponemon Institute called “The State of Advanced Persistent Threats,” which was commissioned by Trusteer. Ponemon surveyed 755 IT and IT security professionals who have had firsthand experience with prevention or detection of targeted attacks on their organizations.

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