Companies in Asia poorly protected against cyber attacks. Asian companies have world’s worst cybersecurity says study. Many Asian organisations are badly defended against cyber-attacks, a year-long investigation by US security company Mandiant indicates. The median time between a breach and its discovery was 520 days, it says. That is three times the global average. Asia was also 80% more likely to be targeted by hackers than other parts of the world, the report said. It said an average of 3.7GB in data had been stolen in each attack, which could be tens of thousands of documents. However, the bulk of the incidents were not made public because the region lacks breach disclosure laws.
Asian companies have world’s worst cybersecurity says study
Asian Threat: Mandiant has published a global security report for the past six years, but this is the first time it has focused on Asia. Continue reading here: Asian companies have world’s worst cybersecurity says study. Mandiant suggests that the bulk of cyber-attacks in Asia are state-sponsored and target areas with heightened geopolitical tensions, such as the South China Sea.