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More companies are detecting breaches internally

A person types on a laptop in Miami.
A person types on a laptop in Miami. Photo: Wilfredo Lee / AP

More businesses are detecting breaches internally, and they’re doing it faster than before, according to CrowdStrike’s Cyber Intrusion Services Casebook of 2017, which analyzes the businesses the cybersecurity technology company worked with this year.

Why it matters: The most visible news about breaches is likely going to be about those businesses that are caught off guard — but that may not be representative of the majority of breaches businesses are dealing with. Per CrowdStrike, this shows companies are improving their security hygiene practices and investing in resources to better detect attacks.