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Conventional cybersecurity approaches are falling short

Traditional security approaches that rely on reactive, detect-and-respond measures and tedious manual processes can’t keep pace with the volume, variety, and velocity of current threats. As a result, 27% of all executives and 40% of CSOs say their organizations are not well prepared for today’s rapidly shifting threat landscape.

A tipping point for conventional cybersecurity

On average, organizations experienced 15% more cybersecurity incidents in 2021 than in 2020. In addition, “material breaches”— defined as “those generating a large loss, compromising many records, or having a significant impact on business operations” — jumped 24.5%.

The top four causes of the most significant breaches reported by the affected organizations were:

  • Human error

  • Misconfigurations

  • Poor maintenance/lack of cyber hygiene

  • Unknown assets

With the right practices and tools – including automation to maximize efficiency and get the most out of limited staff – breaches can be prevented.

Ascentrix Consulting is your go-to cybersecurity partner. Contact us today for more information.


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