Security priorities are shifting in response to increased cybersecurity complexity

The increased complexity of the IT environment, combined with increasingly sophisticated attacks and a rapidly evolving threat landscape, is causing organizations to invest more money in cybersecurity and start to focus on the impact of cyber threats and cybersecurity from a business perspective, according to a research report conducted by Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG).

One of the report’s key findings is that in many organizations (96 percent), the traditional role of the CISO has expanded. The primary driver cited for the elevation of the CISO is the increasing difficulty of protecting enterprise data.

Read more about the findings of the new ESG report on Help Net Security.