The bad news is that cyber security threats are at an all-time high, but the good news is that security awareness is too. It has the attention of every boardroom in the country; the awareness around security is the highest I’ve seen it during my nearly 30 years in business.
So, what does that mean for CIOs and CISOs? Most importantly, more awareness means more dollars in the budget dedicated to security. The numbers reflect that. Global IT security spending will grow from $71.1 billion last year to a record $76.9 billion in 2015, according to Gartner.