An Overview of Mandiant’s M-Trends 2018 Report

A big takeaway in the Mandiant’s M-Trends 2018 Report is that increase in Dwell Time (number of days from first evidence to detection) in the Americas dropped by 13.4% and increased 65.1% in Europe and 189.5% in Asia.  The occurrences of multiple incidence, particularly in Asia, is covered on page 24 in the comprehensive annual report.

 

The full Mandiant’s M-Trends 2018 Report and can be found here

 

Resources to Help Improve Security

Designed as a framework for infrastructure protection, The National Institutes of Science and Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework (CSF) is an excellent way for any organization to get started or improve a security program.  If you are a government entity, it is essential.  Also, of note is the Baldridge Cybersecurity Tool which is tightly integrated with NIST’s CSF.  These tools can aid in entity-level cybersecurity awareness, executive understanding and overall organizational support.

 

If you need help establishing a proactive process to reduce the risk of cyber-attacks, contact BWA today.

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