Average number of days to resolve a cyber attack on companies in the United States as of August 2015, by attack type

Average time to resolve a cyber attack on U.S. companies 2015 This statistic shows the average number of days necessary to resolve a cyber attack in U.S. companies as of August 2015, sorted by type of attack. That year, U.S. companies need an average of 41.3 days to resolve web-based attacks.
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Six-year averageFY 2015
Malicious insiders68.962.7
Malicious code59.548
Web-based attacks56.241.3
Denial of service23.220.7
Phishing and social engineering23.715.5
Stolen devices12.59.9
Malware9.17.6
Viruses, worms and trojans2.42.5
Botnets2.62.3
Six-year averageFY 2015
Malicious insiders68.962.7
Malicious code59.548
Web-based attacks56.241.3
Denial of service23.220.7
Phishing and social engineering23.715.5
Stolen devices12.59.9
Malware9.17.6
Viruses, worms and trojans2.42.5
Botnets2.62.3
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This statistic shows the average number of days necessary to resolve a cyber attack in U.S. companies as of August 2015, sorted by type of attack. That year, U.S. companies need an average of 41.3 days to resolve web-based attacks.
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Release date
October 2015
Region
United States
Survey time period
August 2015
Number of respondents
58 U.S. organizations
Supplementary notes
Total survey n = 252 global companies.

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