The study revealed that 95 per cent of organisations have embarked on a digital transformation journey: According to a study conducted by cybersecurity company Forcepoint with IT analyst firm Frost & Sullivan, the digital transformation journey of Indian organizations is increasingly disrupted by cyber attacks. The study showed that 95 percent of organizations have embarked on the digital transformation journey. However, 71 percent of the respondents shared that the threat of cyber attacks is stunting their digitization progress.
For organizations that have begun executing their digital transformation projects, 4 percent have faced a security incident, and 20 percent of organizations have not regularly assessed violations in the past 12 months. In fact, only 18 percent of respondents thought about cybersecurity early in digital transformation projects, indicating a less mature approach by organizations to incorporate cybersecurity when designing a digital transformation project, according to the study.
The study showed that 40 percent of organizations only think about cybersecurity in the later stages of projects. Kenny Yeo, industry head of APAC ICT, Frost & Sullivan, said that incorporating behavioral modeling into organizations’ IT security framework is definitely a way to identify potential risks and eliminate cyber-attacks.
Senior Director Alvin Rodrigues stated, “Adopting a behavior-focused security approach that focuses on understanding the behavior of users on the network and can identify cyber-attacks within applications to identify behavioral anomalies. Security Strategist at ForcePoint Asia Pacific.
The study highlighted that 4 percent of businesses in India had adopted cloud computing. Still, organizations that have moved to the cloud are at higher risk, and 4 percent of them face a significant security incident within 12 months Is kept. One hundred respondent organizations across India participated in this study. Seventy-two percent of the organizations are classified under the broad enterprise category with a global annual turnover of over US $ 250 million. Most of the respondents are from IT services and BPO (37 percent), followed by BFSI (27) and the manufacturing sector (19).
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