Cyber Attack Report: Outages Last 50 Hours


The average global outage times for cyber attacks is coming in at 50 hours or just over six working days, according to Security firm Symantec's disaster recovery report.

It also seems politically-motivated attacks were on the rise, with the average attack costing $850,000 over five years, according to the report.

The latest report found up to 40 percent of disaster recovery attempts fail due to inadequate infrastructure and short budgets. In those attempts, respondents said they did not meet recovery point objectives and recovery time objectives.

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