Organizations understand the need for critical data protection but may lack the resources to respond.
Cybersecurity expertise and execution are not evenly distributed, and that leaves organizations' critical data assets vulnerable, according to InteliSecure.
Its "2018 State of Critical Data Protection Report" is based on a survey of 318 executives and professionals in the US, Canada, and the UK. Among the findings: Three-quarters of board directors are holding C-suite executives accountable for critical data protection. And while most organizations say they see the value and importance of a cybersecurity governance group, finding individuals with the right expertise is far more difficult.
The report also points to a gap between organizations' policies for sharing data and the policies for protecting it. Most companies said they have little confidence in the effectiveness of the latter, according to the report.
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