Feedback Friday: Industry Commentary on Verizon 2015 DBIR

Jody Brazil, CEO of FireMon: “With the continued advancement of preventative technologies and efforts to catch emerging attacks at the network perimeter, it’s interesting to see that Verizon still continues to highlight a general “detection deficit disorder”. Coupled with the finding that most attacks occur in a very short period of time after the initial compromise, this speaks to the fact that it remains extremely difficult to identify and prevent threats in anywhere close to real-time. As a result, the clear takeaway is that organizations must continue to focus their efforts on strengthening and improving existing defenses. Taking a more comprehensive, proactive approach to risk mitigation remains the most viable alternative, coupled with advanced threat detection methodologies…”