73% of orgs have only 1 person updating their systems, increasing ransomware risk

After last summer saw massive ransomware attacks like WannaCry and NotPetya hit companies, the cybersecurity advice given to others was to patch systems quickly. However, many companies still struggle with the resources needed to do so, according to a recent survey from Sungard AS.

Some 73% of organizations said it is “very common” or “common” to have just one person responsible for alerting the business to vulnerabilities, and also applying patches and updates to systems and software, the survey of 510 IT and cybersecurity leaders found.

Read more about the disconcerting findings of the new survey from Sungard AS on TechRepublic.