Attackers’ Dwell Time Plummets as Ransomware Hits Continue

Faster Detection Is Good News, But More Speed Still Needed, Mandiant Reports
The average amount of time that online attackers camp out in a victim’s network – so-called “dwell time” – has been declining, FireEye’s Mandiant incident response group reports. But the surge in ransomware accounts for some attacks coming to light more quickly because those attackers announce their presence.