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DDoS attacks result in downtime averaging 67 minutes per attack

Research from NETSCOUT has found that 91 percent of major UK enterprises who had experienced a DDoS attack in 2018 experienced network downtime as a direct result. That downtime lasted for 30 minutes or more for nearly half the companies questioned, and an unlucky (or ill-prepared) 9 percent found their systems impacted for more than four hours.

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Third-party cyber risk management practices are ‘important but ineffective’

CyberGRX has announced the results of its inaugural ‘Cost of Third-Party Cybersecurity Risk Management’ study carried out by Ponemon Institute. Surveying over 600 IT security professionals, the study illustrates a persistent theme that organizations and third parties see their third-party cyber risk management (TPCRM) practices as important but ineffective.

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