Periods of rapid innovation test an enterprise’s mettle and reveal vulnerabilities.
As businesses adopt new digital tools and platforms, they also widen their attack surface. The proof is in the numbers: Cyber incidents rose sharply between 2020 and 2021, with organizations averaging nearly 25 attacks last year.
How can businesses protect themselves while digitizing their operations and business models? To help answer that question, ServiceNow, a leader in cloud-based workflow solutions, co-sponsored a global ThoughtLab study of 1,200 organizations’ security strategies. Below, Ben de Bont, ServiceNow’s chief information security officer (CISO), translates key insights from the study into five concrete steps leaders can take to combat rising security threats—without sacrificing growth.