Sword GRC canvassed amost 150 risk managers from highly risk-aware organizations worldwide for their opinions. Overall, cybersecurity was seen as the biggest risk to business by a quarter of organizations.
In the UK, Brexit and the resulting potential economic fall-out was cited as the biggest risk to business by 14% of risk managers. The most notable regional variation was in the US where 40% of organizations see cybersecurity as the most threatening risk.
The most lucrative opportunities for business were the benefits and efficiencies achieved by harnessing technology followed by expansion into new markets or sectors.