The state of corporate cyber-security is anything but static. With the list of potential threats diversifying, the stakes are high for securing company systems and data. As the average cost of a data breach grows (currently estimated at $4 million), business leaders’ appetite for risk lessens. And yet fewer than half of information security professionals feel that their company’s defenses are completely up to par, according to our research at CompTIA.
Contrary to what some business leaders may believe, protecting your organization’s infrastructure and intellectual property doesn’t start with investing in a firewall. It starts with embedding cyber-security into your company culture.