Thursday, March 05, 2015


bear in mind that despite all the computer security problems over the last 10 years, the top business executives still haven't made cybersecurity a top priority:
What’s Behind the C-Suite Disconnect on Risk
Kachina Shaw
Posted 02 Mar, 2015
IT Business Edge

When over 1,000 cybersecurity CIOs, CISOs and senior IT leaders were surveyed for the 2015 Global Megatrends in Cybersecurity report, sponsored by Raytheon and conducted by Ponemon, the results showed that 66 percent of the respondents don’t perceive cybersecurity as a strategic priority.
Even worse, 78 percent of respondents said that their board of directors had not had a cybersecurity strategy briefing in the last 12 months. The disconnect is preventing these companies from addressing growing cybersecurity threats, says Michael Daly, CTO for cybersecurity and special missions at Raytheon.
“Twenty-two percent of boards of directors had a cyber briefing in the last year, but only 21 percent requested one,” Daly further explained. “Boards of directors are not asking for reports, and officers are not pushing them.”

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