How long does it take to detect compromise? Sometimes years

The “TeamSky Crew,” which targeted political and human rights activists in Eastern Europe and the CIS, appears to have operated undetected for nearly a decade. SecurityWeek reports on details of the operation. (http://www.securityweek.com/mitigating-teamspy-cyber-espionage-attacks) Takeaway: Not seeing a problem and not having a problem are not the same. It’s important to have good security practices such as log monitoring, network traffic and application activity to identify compromise before it goes on for weeks, months or years.