Cyber security is all about speed – finding and dealing with a threat or vulnerability as quickly as possible. The damage that can be wrought in minutes, let alone days and weeks, could prove devastating to any business, no matter the size or industry.
However this need for speed is not being seen in practice, with many reports putting data breach discovery taking upwards of 200 days. However, Peter Woollacott, Huntsman Security CEO, has a cure for the lag in cyber security – automation.
At the moment, Woollacott argues, analysts are weighed down with basic tasks, drowning under the weight of less-important tasks – all the while the more serious threats go unresolved and are left free to wreak havoc.
Read the full article at cbronline.com.