There’s a global divide in how organizations assess cyber risk

Nearly 48 percent of organizations globally have embraced strategic vulnerability assessment – defined as mature or moderately mature programs that include targeted and tailored scanning and prioritizing computing resources based on business criticality – as a foundational element of their cyber defense, a new Tenable report has revealed.

Of those organizations, however, only five percent display the highest degree of maturity, with comprehensive asset coverage as a cornerstone of their programs. On the other end of the spectrum, 33 percent of organizations take a minimalistic approach to vulnerability assessments.

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