Improving Results Through Evidence-based Analysis
“Although boards are paying more attention to cybersecurity, they are still underestimating the potential impact and threat.”
Brian Henesbaugh, Partner, Baker McKenzie
Despite increased investment in cybersecurity, most companies are still in the early stages of cybersecurity maturity. Executives are often unclear on how their approaches compare with industry peers and where to invest for the best outcome. To advance their cybersecurity systems, and address escalating cyber risks and regulatory pressures, corporate leaders need an evidence-based playbook that provides comparative and quantative analysis.
Driving Cybersecurity Performance will build on last year's program, The Cybersecurity Imperative, by diving deeper into the economics of cybersecurity and identifying a roadmap to success.
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The Latest News on Driving Cybersecurity Performance
Budgets will increase by 34% next year, according to a global survey conducted by ESI ThoughtLab and WSJ Pro Cybersecurity. Companies worldwide expect to boost their cybersecurity investments by 34% in the next fiscal year, after raising them by 17% the previous year, according to a just-released study covering 467 firms across industries and based […]Read More
For most companies, analyzing the economics of cybersecurity is elusive—and as many have told us, more of an art than a science. According to our Cybersecurity Imperative study of 1,300 worldwide executives last year, only 29% felt that their cybersecurity metrics were well understood by senior management and the board. About three-quarters were taking active steps to improve these metrics. One stumbling block is that companies often do not measure the full costs of a […]Read More
To benchmark the emergence of new jobs, Cognizant created the Jobs of the Future Index (CJoF Index). This quarterly index measures the changes in demand for a set of 50 jobs of the future: 45 actual and 5 proxy jobs. It also includes eight additional sub-indices that represent families of similar jobs. The CJoF Index score […]Read More
Advanced artificial intelligence (AI) may conjure up futuristic images along with hype and fear, but the reality is much different. To understand where this technology is headed and how business leaders will apply it in the immediate future, Protiviti and ESI ThoughtLab conducted a global research study delving into where advanced AI stands today and […]Read More
By 2021, cybercrime is likely to cost the world $6 trillion annually according to Cybersecurity Ventures—more than the combined GDP of the UK and France. As companies embrace the latest digital solutions and respond to rising regulations, cybersecurity has become a top management priority across industries and markets. But cybersecurity is a moving target: as companies embrace […]Read More
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