Hackers Love to Strike on Saturday

From bankinfosecurity.com

Hackers Love to Strike on Saturday
British breach trends: Most hackers strike on Saturday; most businesses report breaches on Friday.

If you had to guess what day of the week a hacker will hit your organization, the answer might seem obvious: Hackers prefer to strike on Saturday.

Research conducted by managed security service provider Redscan confirms it. The firm filed a freedom of information request with the U.K.’s privacy watchdog, seeking anonymized information on cyber incidents reported to the regulator.

Based on information submitted by 181 organizations to the U.K. Information Commissioner’s Office for the 12 months leading up to April 2018 – one month before the EU General Data Protection Regulation went into effect – Redscan reported finding five notable data breach detection and reporting takeaways.

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