INFOGRAPHIC▶ 5 Key Findings on Advanced Threats

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5 KEY FINDINGS ON ADVANCED THREATS Companies are dealing with growth in data and an expanding number of endpoints, servers and mobile devices. Managing disparate solutions and services can result in high costs, inefficient operational processes and mean threats remain undetected across the business. Security can’t afford to rely on organizations’ strained IT resources. Companies need a unified advanced threat protection solution to prevent, detect and remediate threats quickly across their network, endpoint and email without the headache of managing disparate technology. ADVANCED THREATS AND DATA BREACHES ARE ON THE RISE 40 % Why? INCREASE OF ADVANCED ATTACKS Large companies saw a 40% increase of advanced attacks in 2014 over the previous year Cybercriminals are employing stealthy, persistent methods to bypass traditional security defenses. Many companies are already compromised by advanced threats and don’t even know it. Source: 2015 ISTR Volume 20 CURRENT PREVENTION AND DETECTION METHODS FALL SHORT 28 % Why? OF MALWARE WAS VIRTUAL MACHINE AWARE 28% of malware was virtual machine aware in 2014 When current prevention methods fail, the time it takes to detect and respond to threats have significant impact to the business. Companies are struggling to limit breach impact and contain exposure. Source: 2015 ISTR Volume 20 MORE TECHNOLOGY DOES NOT EQUAL BETTER DETECTION 9 % Why? OF VICTIMS DISCOVERED DATA BREACHES THEMSELVES With all internal discovery methods combined, only 9% of victims discovered data breaches of their own accord Data is often not connected to and aware of what is happening inside different parts of the environment and coming from disparate vendor solutions. With all the data to sift through, companies are trying to determine where to spend their time. Many companies today are already compromised and don’t even know it. Source: 2014 Data Breach Investigations Report,” Verizon, 2014 INCIDENT RESPONSE IS TAKING TOO LONG 66 % Why? BREACHES TOOK MONTHS TO YEARS TO DISCOVER 66 of breaches took months to years to discover a breach, 3 months to find a breach and 4 months to resolve % IT struggles to cope with the massive amounts of incidents, investigating too many false positives. Companies need a better way to correlate all the data from the external and internal threat intelligence so they can react quickly and identify and address their most severe incidents before it’s too late. Source:: Verizon DBIR 2013 54 $ . THE COST OF A DATA BREACH IS SIGNIFICANT Million Why? ORGANIZATIONAL COST OF DATA BREACH IS $5.4 MILLION Breaches cost organizations time to identify, respond and resolve threats. Investment in multiple technologies can be expensive and result in having to hire more staff to manage it all. Source: Ponemon Institute 2013 Cost of a Data Breach Research Report WHAT CAN YOU DO? IMPLEMENT A UNIFIED ADVANCED THREAT PROTECTION SOLUTION THAT ALLOWS YOU TO: Detect advanced threats with better visibility and intelligence across all your networks, endpoints, and emails Ease the burden on resources Provide the ability to respond to and make it possible for IT, security incidents within minutes security operations and and remediate confirmed threats advanced security teams to protect their business efficiently LEARN MORE ABOUT SYMANTEC ADVANCED THREAT PROTECTION AT ADVANCING SECURITY. Part #21356413 Copyright © 2015 Symantec Corporation. All rights reserved. Symantec, Norton, and the Checkmark Logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Symantec Corporation or its affiliates in the U.S. and other countries. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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