TTL time till live

TTL(Time Till Live ) Why Time Til Live (TTL) is a Critical Factor in Your Cyber Security Cyber-crime has become much more sophisticated than ever before. No longer are the threats simply a kid playing in the basement. The cyber war has become a billion dollar industry, netting malware companies and hackers millions. As corporate IT departments attempt to keep these companies out, CEOs and presidents need to remember that they may have a handful of people fighting a war against hundreds, maybe thousands of programmers who are working 24/7 to successfully get their hands on sensitive data. What is Time Til Live? What many organizations fail to realize is that the true threat of cyber-attacks lies not in the initial breach but in the time it takes to discover the intrusion. The longer hackers are able to go undiscovered, the more havoc they can wreak and the greater the damage they’ll be able to do to your network. The time that elapses between the initial breach of a network by an attacker and the discovery of that breach by the victim is known as “time til live” and it’s something that could seriously be costing your company money. One recent report indicates that the average time it takes to discover a successful breach is close to 150 days. For many, it could be much longer. Imagine the kind of damage a hacker could do if given months to extract the information they’re after while going completely undetected. Sadly, it is these prolonged and sophisticated attacks that many organizations fail to consider. Thankfully, understanding TTL presents the opportunity for...