The Security Disconnect
Why aren't business leaders, IT decision makers and employees aligned on security planning
We’ve found, in all likelihood, they’re not on the same page. Worryingly, IT leaders across EMEA aren’t disclosing some of the most serious cyber security breaches to senior management, leaving them in the dark as to the true extent of the situation – often resulting in security investment being nowhere near as high as it should be.
Europe-wide stats are below, but share your details to see your local data.
of ITDMs expect to be hit by a cyber attack in the next 90 days
of CEOs admit they have failed to disclose a significant data breach to senior managers
of business leaders consider security a priority for their business
of IT leaders are willing to take risks on the security of organisational data
of employees will risk being in breach of security policies to carry out their job effectively
of employees use their personal device to access corporate data
of ITDMs believe their IT team lacks the necessary skills to protect against cyber-attacks
is the average time it currently takes to respond to an attack
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About the Research
Specialist market research agency Vanson Bourne polled 1,700 IT decision makers and 3,500 office workers in companies with 1,000+ employees in the UK, France, Germany, The Netherlands, Belgium, Italy, Nordics (Sweden, Norway, and Denmark), Russia & The Middle East (Saudi Arabia and UAE) using a hybrid approach of telephone and online interviewing during March 2016.