Business Leaders Integral to Shaping Cybersecurity Programs
Bengaluru – September 5, 2019
Infosys Knowledge Institute (IKI), Infosys’ global thought leadership and research arm, today unveiled market research titled, ‘Assuring Digital-Trust’. The research, aimed at understanding the current cybersecurity landscape and how enterprises are gearing up to safeguard themselves from evolving cyber threats, found that almost half (48 percent) of corporate boards and 63 percent of business leaders of surveyed enterprises are actively involved in cybersecurity strategy discussions.
For this research, Infosys surveyed 867 senior executives representing 847 firms from 12 industries, with annual revenues over US$500 million across US, Europe, Australia and New Zealand (ANZ). What clearly stood out was how organizations are finding it challenging to embed security in their enterprise IT architecture, battling with a shortage of skilled workforce and are unable to keep up with technological advancements.
Vishal Salvi, Chief Information Security Officer & Head Cyber Security Practice, Infosys, said, “As enterprises continue to add new technologies to the business, it is crucial to defend themselves against a sophisticated threat environment. At Infosys, our approach is to embed cybersecurity at every stage of business, thereby minimizing risk while maximizing the visibility of the security landscape. Our relentless focus on innovation by studying newer technologies and methods, ensures we can better secure an enterprise’s business. We believe a holistic approach to cybersecurity is what it takes to instill digital trust in companies, and this research offers a good understanding of the current cybersecurity landscape. The insights, if applied appropriately can accelerate the cyber defense of enterprises.”
For a full copy of the report, please visit: https://www.infosys.com/assuring-digital-trust/
Infosys conducted an independent market research study, the report of which presents a holistic view of the cybersecurity landscape. A total of 867 senior executives, representing firms from 12 industries, with annual revenues over US $500 million across the US, Europe, Australia and New Zealand (ANZ), participated in this survey. The respondents were grouped into eight industry clusters: banking, financial services and insurance; manufacturing; consumer goods and retail; high-tech; communication and telecom; healthcare and life sciences; energy and utilities; transportation and logistics.
Infosys is a global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting. We enable clients in 45 countries to navigate their digital transformation. With over three decades of experience in managing the systems and workings of global enterprises, we expertly steer our clients through their digital journey. We do it by enabling the enterprise with an AI-powered core that helps prioritize the execution of change. We also empower the business with agile digital at scale to deliver unprecedented levels of performance and customer delight. Our always-on learning agenda drives their continuous improvement through building and transferring digital skills, expertise, and ideas from our innovation ecosystem.
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