Intelligent CISO Issue 55 - Page 19

cyber trends
CISOs based on the CISO sentiments Proofpoint uncovered in its 2022 Voice of the CISO report . We found a disconnect between the two sides in cyber-risks , consequences and threats .
“ It is encouraging to see that cybersecurity is finally a focus of conversations across boardrooms ,” said Lucia Milică , Vice President and Global Resident CISO at Proofpoint . “ However , our report shows that boards still have a long way to go in understanding the threat landscape and preparing their organisations for material cyberattacks . One of the ways boards can boost preparedness is by getting on the same page with their CISOs . The board- CISO relationship is instrumental in protecting people and data and each side must strive towards more effective communication and collaborative effort to ensure organisational success .”
Proofpoint and CAMS ’ report highlights global trends , along with industry and regional differences among organisational leaders . Key global findings include :
• There is a disconnect between the boardroom and CISOs when evaluating the risk posed by today ’ s sophisticated cybercriminals : 65 % of board members believe that their organisation is at risk of material cyberattack in the next 12 months , compared to 48 % of CISOs .
• Board members and CISOs have similar concerns about the www . intelligentciso . com
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