Intelligent CISO Issue 9 - Page 18

cyber trends NEW RESEARCH FROM TANIUM REVEALS THAT WHILE 96% OF BUSINESS DECISION MAKERS CLAIM BUSINESS RESILIENCE SHOULD BE CORE TO COMPANY STRATEGY, ONLY 54% SAY THAT IT DEFINITELY IS. N ew research released by Tanium has found significant gaps in business resilience across organisations globally. The Resilience Gap study, which surveyed more than 4,000 business decision makers across the United States, United Kingdom, France, Germany and Japan found that while 96% of the global business decision makers believe that making technology resilient to business disruptions should be core to their firm’s wider business strategy, the reality is very different. In fact, only 54% of respondents claim that it definitely is. Barriers to achieving business resilience Despite 96% of respondents claiming that business resilience is important to 18 Tanium study finds gaps in business across global organisations their organisation, several barriers to achieving business resilience remain, with clear challenges between internal organisational structures and access to the right skills and technology. Over a third (34%) blame their organisation’s growing complexity, while one fifth (20%) blame siloed business units. Looking to their team and tools, a third (33%) say the issue lies with the hackers being more sophisticated than IT teams, 21% claim that they don’t have the skills needed within the company to accurately detect cyberbreaches in real-time and almost a quarter (24%) claim that poor visibility of entry points is the biggest barrier to business resilience. “In 2018 alone, companies will spend over one trillion dollars making their enterprises even more digital, [according to the IDC Spending Guide, December 2017], launching more applications, expanding IT services and creating new connections with their partners Issue 09 | www.intelligentciso.com