10 Reasons Data Breach Detection Takes Weeks, Months


1. Security Data Analysis, Storage Lacking

Businesses are vulnerable to security breaches because most don't have the means to properly analyze and store big data, according to McAfee. Mike Fey, president and CTO at McAfee, said far too few organizations have real-time access to data that can provide visibility into threats on the network. On average, organizations are storing approximately 11-15 terabytes of security data a week, according to the study. The amount of data is expected to increase, but organizations are not prepared to properly analyze it to detect issues before they grow out of control.