With so much focus on security these days, it’s easy to imagine that IT departments are winning the battle against malware and other threats. But all too often, a lack of focus on certain areas of the network may actually lead to a decrease in an organization’s security posture, and an increase in risk.
According to a recent Ponemon report, 80 percent of organizations are encountering web-borne malware attacks. Sixty-five percent have experienced rootkit attacks and 55 percent have encountered spear phishing. This is a frequent occurrence.