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APAC firms on the back foot in cyber security

May 14, 2019 / Aaron Tan

Most Asia-Pacific organisations did not consider cyber security until after their digital transformation projects had begun, new survey finds In a worrying sign of complacency, more than 80% of Asia-Pacific organisations did not consider cyber security until after their digital transformation projects had begun, a new survey has found. And for those that conducted regular breach assessments to guard against cyber attacks, 55% of them were still at risk. “It is clear from this study that many APAC organisations are on the back foot when it comes to enterprise cyber security in the borderless organisation,” said Kenny Yeo, industry principal at Frost & Sullivan Asia-Pacific, the analyst firm that conducted the study on behalf of Forcepoint. “Security leaders need to look beyond perimeter security, leverage automation and have a better grasp of the psychology of both cyber criminals and their business users,” Yeo added. “Incorporating behaviour modelling ...