Cyber security: A failure of imagination by CEOs

| December 2, 2015

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Keeping data safe is no longer an afterthought at most organisations – whether it’s customer data, or IP or the more mundane data necessary to run the company. KPMG International recently surveyed over 1,200 chief executives from many of the world’s largest and most complex companies and discovered what keeps them awake at night.

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