CYBER RISK COMMANDS THE C-SUITE’S FOCUS
Businesses today are continually faced with suggestions and ideas of how you can advance your organization. But having the data to support those notions is necessary to make an educated decision. Please keep reading to learn more about the data that can help make any security/IT decisions.
The State of Email Security Report provides a comprehensive look at the rise in email usage, email-based threats, and the sophistication of cyberattacks.
SOES Report is based on a survey of 1,700 security leaders and supported by Mimecast’s Threat Center data that screens over one billion daily emails.
KEY REPORT STATISTICS
- Email usage continues to rise at 8/10 companies.
- 3/4 have experienced an increase in email-based threats.
- 59% say cyberattacks are growing increasingly sophisticated.
- 2/3 were harmed by a ransomware attack.
- 97% have been targeted by email-based phishing attacks.
- 2/3 say their companies need to spend more on cybersecurity.
- 98% either have a system to monitor and protect against email-borne threats or plan to roll one out.
- 92% are using or planning to use AI and machine learning to bolster their cybersecurity.
- 94% think they need more robust protection than those with Microsoft 365 and Google Workspace applications.
- 99% provide some form of cyber awareness training to their workforce.
- 8/10 believe their company is at risk due to inadvertent data leaks by careless employees.
- 3/4 collaboration tools are posing significant new security risks.
- 72% expect to be harmed by a collaboration-tool-based attack
CREATE YOUR TECHNOLOGY ROADMAP
Corporate boards are finally paying attention to cybersecurity but still have many other priorities, such as a likely recession. However, more attention doesn’t automatically translate into more money for cyber defenses. Even so, shortfalls have fallen into the single digits, and requests for bigger budgets are given a serious hearing.
The good news is that your IT Experts at PGH Networks work diligently to create a technology roadmap tailored to your budgets and business goals.
Contact us today to discuss your technology roadmap!