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Only 20% of companies view information security as CEO-level priority

More than 70% of the 1,233 organizations surveyed in 51 countries failed to list training and raising employee awareness of information security issues as a top initiative. Just 20% of respondents strongly agreed that their organizations perceive information security as a CEO-level priority.

More than 70% of the 1,233 organizations surveyed in 51 countries failed to list training and raising employee awareness of information security issues as a top initiative. Just 20% of respondents strongly agreed that their organizations perceive information security as a CEO-level priority. Only 25% gave their information security departments the highest ratings in meeting the needs of the organization.