Survey Links IT Security to Positive Business Impact

Safety concept: circuit board with Closed PadlockThe financial performance of an organization is strongly linked to its cyber security capabilities, according to a recent global business survey.

Polling 1580 respondents across 11 countries, the survey found that among high-growth businesses (those with over 20% revenue growth), 93% cited IT security as a key to achieving their business goals.

But on the other hand, while a majority of companies view risk as a business benefit, 60% believe their IT teams are less likely to permit risk taking than their business colleagues. One possible reason? IT professionals may have a stronger understanding of potential risks.

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