The most consistent data point in the IBM i Marketplace Survey Results over recent years has been the ever-present cybersecurity threat. This year is no exception. The study shows that 62% of organisations consider cybersecurity a number one concern as they plan their IT infrastructure. 22% cite regulations and compliance in their top five. While companies that prioritise security seem to be implementing multiple solutions, it’s still alarming that nearly half of them do not plan to implement them.
The complexity of cybersecurity often leaves industry leaders confused and overwhelmed, unable to produce the sound, proactive stance that is so essential.
Cybersecurity standards can be confusing, but they are necessary. Tighter security can be encouraged with an understanding of cybersecurity guidelines
For many organizations, cybersecurity standards are just too complex to wrap their hands around, but that doesn’t mean it’s not necessary. Understanding how cybersecurity guidelines affect companies’ legal standing can help encourage tighter security.