Data Breach Costs Reach Record High, Urgent Patching Crucial for Businesses
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Data Breach Costs Reach Record High, Urgent Patching Crucial for Businesses

IBM’s report highlights the crucial role of AI and automation in breach identification and containment. Businesses that utilized both AI and automation were able to address cyberattack issues 108 days faster than those without, reducing the time to resolution from 322 days to 214 days.

Chris McCurdy, General Manager of Worldwide IBM Security Services, emphasizes the importance of early detection and fast response in mitigating breach impacts. He states that security teams must concentrate their efforts on stopping adversaries before they achieve their goals. Investments in AI and automation can significantly enhance defenders’ speed and efficiency.