But this hasn’t improved the budgets or the position of the security teams within an enterprise. As a matter of fact, more than half (54 per cent) of respondents admit they share their organisation’s IT budget with other departments. That makes a significant portion of them (43 per cent) feel they’re competing with other business and IT initiatives. For them, that’s one of their top three challenges.
“As the study shows, boards of directors now understand that cybersecurity is an important part of business success. Nevertheless, there’s still a challenge for CISOs to be able to convert this understanding into actual support. Speaking business language instead of using technical jargon, focusing on how to solve problems and bringing in third-party expertise to justify meaningful measures are all key components to win over directors,” comments Veniamin Levtsov, VP of Corporate Business, at Kaspersky.
Industry: Cyber Security