As UK police forces are revealed to have spent just £1.3 million on cyber-crime training in the last three years, security industry response is damning.
There's no need to update valid technologies unless the cost of maintaining them outweighs the upgrade cost. Take into account some legacy systems can increase your vulnerability if not designed for the current threat landscape.
When CFOs ask what are the benefits of network security & training, it is the CIOs that oversees the accessibility, confidentiality and integrity of files and systems, thus making them responsible for securing and allocating budget.
The key to achieving 'pay as you grow' security is to move away from traditional rigid security product models tied into the infrastructure by embracing an overlay approach that decouples security from the connectivity infrastructure.
Enterprises seem to be getting the message, at last, that security posture cannot be measured by pocket depth as budgets get cut by a third.
Eighty-nine percent of UK organisations feel somewhat or more vulnerable than they have been in the past to internal and external threats to sensitive data.
Cyber-attacks against web applications are increasing, yet security budgets for developers remain low.
Oscar Arean predicts that 2016 will be the year that IT managers finally start to see more buy-in from the rest of the business when it comes to cyber-security.