Cyber Attack Report: Outages Last 50 Hours
The average global outage times for cyber attacks is coming in at 50 hours or just over six working days, according to Security firm Symantec's disaster recovery report.
It also seems politically-motivated attacks were on the rise, with the average attack costing $850,000 over five years, according to the report.
The latest report found up to 40 percent of disaster recovery attempts fail due to inadequate infrastructure and short budgets. In those attempts, respondents said they did not meet recovery point objectives and recovery time objectives.
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2012 Salary Survey
In a year when manufacturing continued to lead the economic rebound, it makes sense that plant manager bonuses rebounded. Plant Engineering’s annual Salary Survey shows both wages and bonuses rose in 2012 after a retreat the year before.
Average salary across all job titles for plant floor management rose 3.5% to $95,446, and bonus compensation jumped to $15,162, a 4.2% increase from the 2010 level and double the 2011 total, which showed a sharp drop in bonus.