Organizations in India Not Confident in Detecting and Preventing Security Threats: Ponemon Institute Report
Companies Surveyed Rated Themselves 4.7 on a Scale of 10 in Terms of Security Efficacy
- 63 percent of those surveyed say emerging network security technologies only address part of the security threats facing their organizations.
- Majority of the respondents (55 percent) surveyed say that their organizations prioritize emerging network security technologies to curtail inside-out threats rather than a more holistic approach to security.
- 50 percent say blocking of IP addresses in not an effective security measure.
- On average, respondents say the security posture of their organization is only 4.7 based on a scale of 10 being very effective.
- 52 percent of the respondents say emerging network security technologies used by their organizations are dependent upon the in-house personnel who possess the knowledge and expertise to operate them effectively.
- Respondents rated their organizations’ ability to quickly detect and prevent cyber attacks as fair or 4.8 and 4.6, respectively, on a scale of 10 being excellent.
- Only half of the respondents say their organizations use emerging network security technologies to heighten visibility to applications and the use of cloud services.
- Respondents surveyed do not deploy or are unsure about Web Application Firewalls (61 percent) (WAFs) because they think it might affect revenues as the high incidence of false positives may block legitimate customer traffic.
- Majority (79 percent) of the respondents say that is takes them at least a few weeks to configure and update rules or policies for WAF.
- Ponemon Study: Emerging Technology Under the Spotlight Blog by Johnnie Konstantas
- Deconstructing Web Attack Trends in 2012 Blog by Kyle Adams
- Spotlight Secure Global Attacker Intelligence Service: First System for Fingerprinting Cyber Attackers Blog by David Koretz