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BrandPost: What does a cybersecurity-ready company look like?

Discussion in 'CSO' started by RSS, Jun 30, 2016.

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    On one level, the motivation for organizations to invest in cybersecurity tools, staff, and processes couldn’t be more obvious: the organizations want to prevent cyberattacks from succeeding. It turns out, however, that security measures may be able to drive additional business benefits beyond simply countering hackers, online criminals, and other bad actors.

    The 2016 AT&T/IDC Global Cybersecurity Readiness Index study suggests that companies with the most mature and comprehensive security profiles can expect to outpace their peers in revenue and profit growth as well as several other business metrics.

    In the study, more than 800 IT and line of business executives across multiple industry sectors were surveyed. A focus group of CIOs and CISOs from enterprises with more than 1,000 employees provided supplemental data. Some of the survey results are included in a recent AT&T Cybersecurity Insights report.

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