After a Cyber Attack, Should You Change Your Security Strategy?
One thing every company should be able to do after a cyber attack is learn from the experience and adapt for the future – but according to a recent report, about 46% of IT security professionals rarely change their security strategies after an attack!
The survey, conducted across seven countries, found a “security inertia” creeping into many organizations’ strategies:
There’s also an increasing danger in attackers gaining access via the growing rate of privileged accounts and credentials. But a full 49% of organizations said they have no related security strategies in place, generally deferring to their cloud vendors – though 38% think their cloud provider doesn’t offer enough protection, either!
Among those surveyed, a major part of changing perceptions and boosting security should come from the top: 86% said they believe security should be a regular board-level discussion topic.
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