InfoSec Mag: IT Pros Believe Cyberattacks Are Under-reported

Despite devastating cyber-attacks being reported daily in today’s media, most IT professionals believe that the true state of affairs is being significantly underreported.

survey from Lieberman Software found that 87% of respondents think that large financial hacks are happening more often than reported, and right under the nose of security auditors.

The survey also discovered that more than half (51%) of IT professionals believe their corporate network is being targeted continuously by hackers.

Meanwhile, 71% of respondents think that an advanced persistent threat (APT) attack will attempt to breach their organization in the next six months.

“The fact that IT professionals believe that data breaches are occurring more frequently than reported is revealing,” said Philip Lieberman, CEO of Lieberman Software. “Due to today’s advanced cyber-attacks, intruders are already within most IT environments, are undetectable, and have access to credentials on every compromised machine.”

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