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CISOs focusing on automation, cloud security for 2020

February 25, 2020 / WILLIAM SMITH

Based on a survey of 2,800 security professionals in 13 countries, the report, entitled the 2020 CISO Benchmark Report, some of the key findings included the fact that, while cybersecurity remains a priority among business leaders, the complexity of infrastructure change due to digital transformation opens up vulnerabilities.One method of covering this threat is through combatting complexity. That can be achieved through the consolidation of vendors, investing in automation and implementing cloud security. In an accompanying press release, Steve Martino, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer, Cisco, said As organizations increasingly embrace digital transformation, CISOs are placing higher priority in adopting new security technologies to reduce exposure against malicious actors and threats. Often, many of these solutions don’t integrate, creating substantial complexity in managing their security environment. To address this issue, security professionals wi...