2013 Server Security Survey Report


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Source: Bit9
Date: November 2013
Type: White Paper
Rating: (1)

Overview: 26% of organizations' servers have been hit by advanced malware.

In October 2013, Bit9 conducted its third-annual survey on server security. In the past year, the inability to detect or stop advanced attacks has remained a constant challenge for enterprises. This survey was designed to analyze these challenges from respondents who are responsible for their organization's security posture.

Key findings and takeaways:
Targeted attacks and data breaches are top concerns for organizations, but confidence in being able to detect or stop them on their servers has dropped for the second consecutive year.
Virtual servers continue to be perceived as more secure than physical ones, despite admitted advanced attacks.
Administrative effort for server security remains uncomfortably high for the second year in a row.

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