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Ransomware attacks 'should be a wake-up' call that cybersecurity is a whole business issue - Gartner

The majority of boards of directors (BoDs) view cybersecurity as a business issue and not just a technology problem, according to a new survey from Gartner. However, results also showed only 12 per cent of BoDs have a dedicated board-level cybersecurity committee. The 2022 Gartner Board of Directors Survey was conducted via an online survey from May through June 2021 among 273 respondents in the US, Europe and APAC in a board of director role or a member of the corporate board of directors....

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