Data: Cybersecurity Trouble Ahead

data_nugget_ Associations Now September/October 2017 Issue

Do you feel safe from cyberattacks? According to a new survey of IT security professionals, most believe they will experience a cyberattack this year.

Cyberthreats are a growing concern for organizations, and IT security professionals see more trouble ahead. Four out of five expect to experience a cyberattack in 2017.

53% The percentage of enterprises that reported an increase in cyberattacks in 2016

The use of mobile is no longer the top security concern, especially as the threat due to the loss of mobile devices has dropped. Instead, the biggest risk factor is the emerging internet of things.

Source: ISACA, State of Cyber Security 2017

[This article was originally published in the Associations Now print edition, titled "Security Worry."]