Surprise: We're getting better at cybersecurity

    Date07 Apr 2018
    CategoryHacks/Cracks
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    Posted ByBrittany Day
    Organizations are closing the skills and preparedness gap between hackers and themselves, improving a picture that's all too often painted as grim. That means we — at least those of us in the Western Hemisphere — are getting pretty good at cybersecurity, according to the latest numbers from one of the largest cybersecurity firms. The bottom line: “It’s strange to hear, but things are actually getting better,” said Charles Carmakal, vice president at Mandiant, which released its yearly report yesterday. The big picture: In a report that contains plenty of potentially alarming material, including multiple sections on the growing Iranian threat, Carmakal said its most important statistics are those on who first noticed data breaches and how they did it.
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