Median number of days between data breach milestones 2014-2018

This statistic illustrates the median time period between intrusion, detection, and containment of cyber attacks against businesses worldwide from 2014 to 2018. During the most recent survey period, it was found that the median time period between intrusion and detection was 14 days, a significant decrease from the average 26 days in the previously measured period.

Median time period between intrusion, detection, and containment of industrial cyber attacks worldwide from 2014 to 2018

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Release date

April 2019



Survey time period

2014 to 2018

Special properties

Trustwave forensic investigation victims

Supplementary notes

Results refer to data breach investigations in 21 countries.
The source does not provide information regarding the missing percentage points to 100 percent.

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