One of the biggest annoyances of internal IT teams is supporting outdated devices. These devices break more frequently, are security nightmares and make internal IT departments extremely inefficient. It can be easy to put off upgrading your hardware, because after all it works, right? Hardware simply working isn't good enough anymore, not for your IT team and not for the end users.
Over the last 15 years, there has been a significant increase in at home or remote workers within organizations around the world. A big reason for this increase in remote workers is the digitization of the workplace and the evolution of business processes.
Budget negotiations can be difficult to navigate for security leaders, as there are many items required to ensure that security receives the resources that are needed to keep an organization safe. This is why connecting the dots between business and technology stakeholders is a valuable use of time for CISOs at the end of the year.
CIOs understand more than most that technology changes at a rapid rate. The rate at which technology changes is the biggest reason that CIOs need to focus on emerging tech and how it affects security at their company. This includes both advancements to tools that can assist security processes, as well as new threats and how they are evolving.
There has been an undeniable shift over the last few years towards a higher focus on cybersecurity, yet there are still massive vulnerabilities that exist for most businesses. These vulnerabilities can lead to a pause in operations or even massive reductions in company value.