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By Robert Half September 15, 2016 at 2:22pm

37% of CIOs Feel Safer Against Data Breaches Than Their Competition

CIOs were asked, “Compared to other companies in your industry, do you feel you are more or less well-equipped to respond to a security breach?”*

50% About the same
37% More well-equipped
11% Less well-equipped
1% Don’t know

CIOs were also asked, “Which of the following are approaches your firm uses to educate employees on best practices for data security?”**

61% Conduct regular presentations on security best practices
56% Using gamification or incentives to enhance and encourage employee education
49% Mock phishing exercises to test employee knowledge
21% None of these

Source: Robert Half Technology. Responses from interviews with more than 2,500 U.S. CIOs in 25 metropolitan areas.

*Responses do not total 100 percent due to rounding.

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