Cyber Security Threat & Incident Response Report

Infocyte's 2019 Mid-market Threat and Incident Response Report

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Report Overview

During the first half of 2019, we completed over 550,000 forensic inspections across hundreds of customer and partner networks. This report is a summary of the findings over a 90-day period (Q2) from IT environments belonging to small and mid-market organizations (99 to 5,000 employees and up to $1B in revenue).


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Download our Q2 2019 Mid-market Threat and Incident Response Report to discover what we learned, including our recommendations on what you can do to lower your risk of being affected by security threats.

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Report Highlights

  • Dwell Time for malware (non-riskware) averaged over 2 years (798 days) for small and mid-sized organizations.
  • 72% of small and mid-sized organizations have multiple low priority threats or riskware lasting more than 90 days.
  • Average Dwell Time for attacks involving ransomware is much shorter (43 days) due to the attack informing the victim.
  • 22 percent of small and mid-market organizations’ networks have encountered a Ransomware attack that bypassed their preventive security controls.
  • Fileless attacks using memory injection techniques are becoming more common — our report concludes the most comprehensive stats on the use of these techniques in production networks.