How do we get to a place where cyberattacks are less of a threat to our network?
With intellectual property, trade secrets and financial information at risk, CEOs and boards are paying more attention to what once was considered an IT issue. Cyberattacks are now a routine part of doing business; among US CEOs, 31% believe a cyberattack or major Internet disruption is likely to occur. (Explore the data)
CEOs do recognize the potential damage, both financial and reputational; 68% of US CEOs say that a cyberattack would have a negative impact on their businesses.
Some CEOs are beginning to view cybersecurity as an integral part of their business strategy—one that can even bring advantage. Some 10% of US CEOs said a cyberattack could present an opportunity—not a threat—for their businesses. Only 4% of global CEOs felt the same way.