Inside New York City's Cyber Command. (New York University)

Security professionals know that responding to relentless, incoming streams of suspicious emails can be a labor-intensive task, but a new study shared exclusively with SC Media in advance indicates just how time-consuming it actually is.

Researchers at email security firm Avanan claim to have authored the “first comprehensive research study" that quantifies the amount of time security operations center (SOC) employees spend preventing, responding to, and investigating emails that successfully bypassed default security and are flagged by end users or other reporting mechanisms.

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