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    The Ponemon Institute published a report called The Cost of Malware Containment that reveals some interesting statistics—none of which will surprise the people in the trenches who work hard every day to protect their organizations' networks.

    Ponemon surveyed 630 IT and IT security practitioners who have responsibility for detecting, evaluating and/or containing malware infections within their organization. According to the research, organizations receive an average of nearly 17,000 malware alerts a week. Of these, fewer than 20% (3,218) are considered reliable, meaning the malware poses a genuine threat and should be investigated. And even though more than 3,200 alerts are worthy of investigation, only 4% (705) actually do get investigated.

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