CEOs’ Cyber Ignorance Costing Firms Dear
A new RedSeal survey among IT professionals highlights how the reckless or ignorant behavior of CEOs may put companies at risk. A majority (54%) of respondents think that their CEO is undermining the security of their organization by not adhering to internal cybersecurity policies, while 75% of IT professionals want their CEO to prioritize security more than they currently do.
CEOs may also increase cyber risks for their firm by using insecure Internet-of-things (IoT) devices at home. 38% of respondents said they didn’t know what devices their CEO uses at home, but 95% acknowledged they were worried about smart home devices getting hacked.
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