Businesses in Australia and New Zealand (A/NZ) are prioritising other technology over security according to a recent survey from channel association, CompTIA.
Hurdles when it comes to changing the approach to IT security include:
Prioritisation of other technology initiatives – 49 per cent.
Lack of budget dedicated to security – 48 per cent.
Low understanding of new security threats – 40 per cent.
Lack of metrics for security effectiveness – 37 per cent.
The belief that current security is ‘good enough’ – 36 per cent.
Low understanding of current security trends – 30 per cent.
Uncertainty around contracting security work – 17 per cent.