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Ransomware is now the biggest cybersecurity concern for CISOs

January 21, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Ransomware is the biggest cybersecurity concern facing businesses, according to those responsible for keeping organisations safe from hacking and cyberattacks.

A survey of chief information security officers (CISOs) and chief security officers (CSOs) by cybersecurity Proofpoint found that ransomware is now viewed as the main cybersecurity threat to their organisation over the course of the next year.

Almost half – 46% – of CSOs and CISOs surveyed said that ransomware or other forms of extortion by outsiders represents the biggest cybersecurity threat.

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