Midsized companies with revenues from $100 million to $1 billion spent an average of $3 million on information security as of 2014 per “The Global State of Information Security Survey 2015” from PwC.
“I promise you, bad guys are not spending $3 million to break into your organization,” says Allen Harper, chief hacker, Tangible Security. Still information burglars are getting through.
And since 92 percent of IT and security professionals surveyed globally use signature-based antivirus software on their servers, despite AV’s inability to stop advanced threats and targeted attacks, according to Bit9’s 2013 Server Security Survey, exploits such as zero-days, which have no signatures give attackers the upper hand.
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