A survey from the Ponemon Institute has highlighted that only one-third of organizations believe their ability to detect and contain breaches is "very good to excellent".
The survey shows that almost half (49%) of respondents admit to experiencing a breach within the previous 12 months, and also admit that the breach could have been avoidable had particular continuous cyber security controls and technologies been stringently enforced.
While 59% admit they worry about mistakes within the organization having an impact on security, an additional 52% fear third-party or outsourcers' management of data (including cloud services).
Regardless of the above statistics, prevention technologies are not widely deployed. Most respondents said that they rely on data classification, monitoring and discovery tools, which aren’t cutting it. But, respondents said that compliance and security could be improved through as-yet-undeployed intelligent solutions, such as automated user access history with real-time monitoring (74%), policy workflow automation (74%) and automated data discovery/risk assessment (69%)
You can read the full article on Info Security Magazine here.