9 Out of 10 Security Leaders State That Control Failures Are the Primary Reason For Data Breaches

November 29, 2022

The Panaseer Team

Senior cybersecurity professionals reveal their number one frustration is the inability to continuously measure enterprise-wide security posture and identify control failures.

Panaseer, a leader in security posture management using Continuous Controls Monitoring, today released the third edition of its Security Leaders Peer Report looking at the concerns and constraints currently faced by CISOs and other senior cybersecurity leaders across the US and UK.

The survey of over 800 respondents from large organisations conducted by Censuswide found that almost 9 in 10 security leaders see the failure of controls expected to be in place as the primary reason for data breaches, and 79% of enterprises have experienced cyber incidents that should have been prevented with existing safeguards. As a result, most breaches are preventable but are still occurring – and security leaders are becoming increasingly frustrated…

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