Cybrcriminals advancements and new attacking methods is an alarm for organizations to advance their cybersecurity models to to secure their organization. Enterprises and cybersecurity leaders continue looking ways to combat any cyberthreats. Infosys Knowledge Institute published its latest market research and data shows that almost half (48 %) of corporate boards and 63 percent of business leaders of surveyed enterprises are actively involved in cybersecurity strategy discussions.
8 Key Findings of Infosys Knowledge Institute Research
1. Cybersecurity takes center stage – across the industries and geographies, 83 of enterprises see cybersecurity as critical.
2. Over two thirds of respondents have implemented a well-defined enterprise-wide strategy and roadmap.
3. The top cybersecurity concerns faced by enterprises are Hackers/Hacktivists (84 percent), low awareness among employees (76 percent), insider threats (75 percent), and corporate espionage (75 percent)
4. Challenges in building a cybersecurity aware culture combined with embedding security into design affects nearly two thirds of enterprises.
5. To overcome cybersecurity challenges, over half of the organizations are focusing on adopting integrated security solutions and are working with technology and service integrator partners. In addition, they are also following a series of ‘soft’ methods. These include training/certifications (61 percent), enablement sessions (54 percent) and creating security awareness among employees (51 percent)
6. Network segregation (65 percent), threat intelligence platform (57 percent), and advanced threat protection (55 percent) are the top implemented security solutions
7. Top trends that will shape the future of cybersecurity are Artificial Intelligence (41 percent); Privacy and Personal Data Protection (35 percent); Blockchain and Deception Technologies (33 percent)
8. Across industries, cybersecurity is consistently viewed as critical in an enterprises digital transformation journey. Manufacturing emerged at the top (87 percent), followed by energy and utilities (85 percent), and banking, financial services and insurance (83 percent).