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Reports: 76% of Indian Businesses hit by Cyberattacks in 2018

Reports: 76% of Indian Businesses hit by Cyberattacks in 2018

New reports have revealed that 76% of Indian businesses were targeted by cyberattacks in 2018. The reports were prepared by Sophos, a British endpoint security provider.

 India ranks third after Mexico and France. In the survey, it was revealed that mobile devices in India had more than 18% threats (more than the global average), but only 7.9% were spotted on endpoints. While the rest 39% threats were found on the servers of various organizations and the final 34.5% came from the network.

14% of IT managers who became the victim towards more than two cyberattacks in 2018 can’t recognize the entry point of the attackers, and 17% could not track down the duration of the threats before detection process. On average, organizations in India that inspect more than one security incident every month spend almost more than 45 days investigating them.

The survey was conducted on more than 3,100 IT decision makers from mid-sized businesses in countries like India, Brazil, Canada, France, Japan, Australia, South Africa, Colombia, Germany, UK, US, and Mexico.

Other than the above figures, the survey found out that 92% of the IT heads seek for a stronger team for responding, detecting and investigating security breaches.  89% of IT heads believed that cybersecurity recruitment is a tough job. 97% of the It heads revealed that security expertise is one of the big issues in the country.

3/4thof the organizations revealed that they could not take full advantage of the EDR solutions.


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