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Security/Business Leaders Often Not Aligned on Biggest Enterprise Cyber Threats

October 18, 2018 | Content Aggregator - Single Slide | Board Communication

Business and security leaders differ in many areas on the the top cyber threat to enterprise data. While 20 percent of business leaders think ransomware is the biggest threat, only 18 percent of security and IT leaders share that view. Security leaders are more concerned than business leaders (18% vs. 15%) when it comes to APTs and social engineering (12% vs. 8%).
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