New research reveals a surprising disconnect between C-suite executives and information technology (IT) decision makers in defending against cyber threats.
The research, conducted in eight countries, shows that C-suite and IT leaders believe the other is responsible for managing a response to a cyber-attack.
BAE Systems commissioned strategic insight analysts, Opinium, to undertake an extensive piece of research to understand the current state of play when it comes to business cyber security.
The company polled 221 C-suite and 984 IT decision makers about their concerns and perceptions of preparedness when it comes to their own cyber security.
The research shows that the C-suite level executives estimate the cost of a successful attack to be dramatically lower than their IT colleagues.
With regulatory fines starting to become a bigger issue, it's important to plan ahead and ensure that these teams are working together to narrow gaps in understanding, intelligence and responsibility.
Read this whitepaper for an in-depth analysis of their findings.