Half Of Businesses Ignore Future Cyber Threats By Accenture …

  • Half are too busy dealing with today’s threats to plan for tomorrow’s
  • 70 per cent know that they must change to be successful

More than half of businesses (51 per cent) are focused on today’s cyber threats at the expense of tomorrow’s, according to new research from Accenture. Chief Information Security Officers are also under pressure, with half of them saying their responsibilities are growing faster than they can handle.

The majority (70 per cent) of the 1,500 executives surveyed globally recognise that their cybersecurity measures must change. The threats they face are made worse as they become more connected and data-driven, which will only continue in the future. Too many businesses are still stuck in the traditional investment cycles, focusing their cybersecurity budgets on protecting IT systems and servers. This leads to a neglect of data and the huge number of connections between their networks and the outside world. This

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