Executives Adopting New Tech to Manage Cyber Threats and Achieve Competitive Advantages, According to PwC Survey
- Employee Training Remains a Top Priority for Data Privacy: 56% of respondents currently require employees to complete privacy training.
- Moving Beyond Passwords to Advanced Authentication: Many businesses are turning to advanced authentication technologies to add an extra layer of security and improve trust among customers, with 57% of survey respondents using biometrics for authentication.
- Internet of Things: As the Internet of Things is growing, organizations are beginning to update their cybersecurity safeguards, with 46% of respondents investing in a security strategy for the Internet of Things.
- Phishing Becomes Top Threat: Phishing is the most-cited vector of cybersecurity incidents this year, with 43% of large businesses reporting phishing incidents.
NEW YORK, NY and FRAMINGHAM, MA October 5, 2016 – There is a distinct shift in how organizations are now viewing cybersecurity, with forward-thinking organizations understanding that an investment in cybersecurity and privacy solutions can facilitate business growth and foster innovation. The Global State of Information Security® Survey 2017, released today by PwC US in conjunction with CIO and...