Who’s Safer Against Data Breaches, You or Your Competitors?

By Robert Half July 12, 2017 at 6:48am

71% of CIOs Feel Equally Secure Against Data Breaches as Their Competition.

CIOs were asked, “Compared to other companies in your industry, do you feel you are more or less well-equipped to respond to a security breach?”*

71% About the same
11% More well-equipped
7% Less well-equipped
12% Don’t know

CIOs were also asked, “Which of the following are approaches your firm uses to educate employees on best practices for data security?”**

50% Conduct regular presentations on security best practices
40% Using gamification or incentives to enhance and encourage employee education
21% Mock phishing exercises to test employee knowledge
31% None of these

Source: Robert Half Technology. Responses from interviews with more than 270 Canadian CIOs.

*Does not total 100 per cent due to rounding.

**Multiple responses permitted.

© 2016 Robert Half Technology

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