Cybersecurity dangers and budgets are among the many greatest digital transformation challenges for companies, in accordance with Nominet.
Digital transformation tasks are underway in a majority of organizations, however with technological adjustments comes a number of challenges for CIOs and different executives spearheading them, in accordance with Nominet’s Cyber Safety Within the Age of Digital Transformation report, launched Wednesday.
Of the 274 CISOs, CTOs, and CIOs surveyed from massive organizations throughout industries, 93% stated their firm was both presently engaged in, or planning to interact in, a digital transformation venture. Nonetheless, solely 7% stated they’ve accomplished a digital transformation technique, whereas 22% stated they’re implementing one, and 48% stated they’re creating one, the report discovered.
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Key drivers of digital transformation embrace progress alternatives in new markets (53%), evolving buyer behaviours and preferences (52%), evolving worker behaviors and preferences (48%), and elevated aggressive stress (48%), in accordance with the report.
With any main enterprise venture comes its share of danger. Listed below are the highest considerations of CIOs, CISOs, and CTOs in relation to digital transformation tasks, the report discovered:
- Elevated cybersecurity dangers (53%)
- Inflexible know-how infrastructure (40%)
- Authorized, danger administration and/or compliance concern (36%)
- Finances (34%)
- Resistance to alter/danger aversions (32%)
It is no shock that cybersecurity is the highest problem to digital tasks, as respondents named prime safety considerations as being publicity of buyer knowledge (60%), cybercriminal sophistication (56%), and elevated risk floor (53%), the report discovered.
“With digital transformation you must ensure that while you’re bringing in new functions, safety is taken into account from the outset,” Cath Goulding, CISO of Nominet, stated in a press e-mail. “Greater than this although, in a digital transformation venture, the true trick is to handle the safety issues of legacy and new functions concurrently.”
For extra, take a look at The right way to create a transformational cybersecurity technique: three paths on TechRepublic.