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The average time taken by global organizations to detect cyberattacks has dropped to its lowest-ever level of ten days, Mandiant revealed today. The cyber shop says the downward trend continues from last year's 16 days and should be seen as "a big victory for the good guys," but a deeper look into the underlying data shows …

  1. Pascal Monett Silver badge

    Great news

    Miscreants still have 30% more time than they need to accomplish their nefarious deeds.

    Oh well, at least things are improving.



    Does that include the health care industry ? Because I'm guessing not.

  2. Michael Wojcik Silver badge

    For sufficiently large values of "best"

    although attackers' dwell time is decreasing, it's still not good enough to prevent the very best in the business from achieving their goals

    Presumably by "very best" here we mean "even marginally competent". Ten days is ample time to probe, pivot, and escalate.

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