Communications Review, July 2015
As telcos go digital, cybersecurity risks intensify

Communications Review, July 2015
As telcos go digital, cybersecurity risks intensify

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As telecoms pivot toward a more digital future, they will very likely encounter entirely new types of cybersecurity risks to data, applications, and networks. Yet according to findings from The Global State of Information Security® Survey 2015, many telecommunications companies are not doing enough to address cyberthreats for today—or the future.

 

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As telecoms pivot toward a more digital future, they will very likely encounter entirely new types of cybersecurity risks to data, applications, and networks. Yet according to findings from The Global State of Information Security® Survey 2015, many telecommunications companies are not doing enough to address cyberthreats for today—or the future.

Digitisation has transformed how telecoms operate, provide services, and communicate with customers. This disruptive business ecosystem, combined with increasingly frequent and sophisticated cyberrisks, demands a commitment to cybersecurity that focuses on highly trained personnel, up-to-date processes, and the right tools to detect, analyse, and respond to threats.

In the July issue of Communications Review, we present, ‘As telcos go digital, cybersecurity risks intensify’. In the article, we look at the telecom-specific results from The Global State of Information Security® Survey 2015. I hope you enjoy the article and encourage you to check back each month for the latest issue of Communications Review.


Thomas Tandetzki
Partner
Global Communications Leader
PwC

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