CIOs Are Serious About Security

By on February 26, 2018 at 6:56pm


88% of CIOs are taking steps to increase IT security in 2018.

CIOs’ current or planned measures for enhancing IT security:*

Implementing multifactor authentication processes such as tokens and biometrics
2018: 66%
2015: 41%
Enhancing employee training on IT security measures
2018: 63%
2015: 54%
Enhancing the vetting of firms that have access to your data
2018: 58%
2015: 45%
Adding IT security personnel
2018: 54%
2015: 41%
Contracting with third-party vendors or adding tools to help enhance security
2018: 53%
2015: 41%

(Currently taking or planning to take any other measures: 1% in 2015)

25% more CIOs are now using or plan to use multifactor authentication processes for improved security, compared to 3 years ago.

Source: Robert Half Technology survey of more than 2,600 CIOs at companies in 26 major U.S. markets. Multiple responses permitted.

*Respondents who are currently and/or planning to take measures to enhance their IT security in the next 12 months.

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