Intelligent CIO North America Issue 25 - Page 44

CIO OPINION
We know that cybersecurity threats are exponentially increasing , and that impacts organizations , people and technology .
Linh Lam , Chief Information
Officer at Jamf

How businesses can best balance security and privacy

California-based Linh Lam , Chief Information Officer at Jamf , discusses strategies and tools that can best help businesses achieve a balance between successful cybersecurity and respecting customer and employee privacy .

The UK government ’ s latest Cybersecurity Breaches Survey 2022 found that almost one in three businesses ( 31 %) and a quarter ( 26 %) of charities suffering attacks said they now experience breaches or attacks at least once a week .

A recent survey of UK organizations by PWC found that almost two-thirds of respondents ( 61 %) expect to see an increase in reportable ransomware incidents in 2022 . There is a plethora of statistics that we can draw from to tell us that threats are becoming not only more frequent but are more serious and crippling .
Companies must face this reality and adjust accordingly – it is worth remembering that security is only as strong as your weakest link .
We know that cybersecurity threats are exponentially increasing , and that impacts organizations , people and technology . Indeed , with their rising popularity in the enterprise , Apple devices have become a target for those threats , forcing companies to review the strategy and required tools to keep their business safe from security breaches .
Bring Your Own Device ( BYOD ) programs , which are growing in popularity across the enterprise world , are also at risk of cyberthreats . Therefore , it ’ s essential for IT admins to ensure the security of these devices while respecting the end-user ’ s privacy .
To do so , we ’ ve designed solutions that make it easy for organizations to implement the use of personally-
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