10 Reasons Data Breach Detection Takes Weeks, Months

4. Monitoring Systems Not Being Monitored

McAfee found that organizations are collecting security data and have log management systems in place, but far fewer organizations have the IT staff on hand to proactively monitor system logs for potential problems. The McAfee survey found only 35 percent of businesses have the ability to detect data breaches within minutes. The lack of skilled security staff is forcing some firms to turn to managed services providers for 24/7 monitoring.

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