A study by the Ponemon institute found that most companies take about 6 months to detect data breaches within their network, according to ZDNet. While financial firms take 98 days on average to detect attacks, retailers generally take 197 days. During the months that cyber criminals go undetected, they are able to move about the network where they can log keystrokes, steal login credentials, learn company secrets, and possibly steal money.
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