Ponemon survey: CEOs underestimate security risks

From Computerworld (Jaikumar Vijayan)

Computerworld – Compared to other key corporate executives, CEOs appear to underestimate the IT security risks faced by their own organizations, according to a survey of C-level executives released today by the Ponemon Institute.

The Ponemon survey of 213 CEOs, CIOs, COOs and other senior executives reveals what appears to be a perception gap concerning information security issues between CEOs and other senior managers. For instance, 48% of CEOs surveyed said they believe hackers rarely try to access corporate data. On the other hand, some 53% of other C-level executives believe that their company’s data is under attack on a daily or even hourly basis. Download the survey (PDF).  Read the full story [computerworld.com]

From Computerworld (Jaikumar Vijayan)

Computerworld – Compared to other key corporate executives, CEOs appear to underestimate the IT security risks faced by their own organizations, according to a survey of C-level executives released today by the Ponemon Institute.

The Ponemon survey of 213 CEOs, CIOs, COOs and other senior executives reveals what appears to be a perception gap concerning information security issues between CEOs and other senior managers. For instance, 48% of CEOs surveyed said they believe hackers rarely try to access corporate data. On the other hand, some 53% of other C-level executives believe that their company’s data is under attack on a daily or even hourly basis. Download the survey (PDF).  Read the full story [computerworld.com]

 

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