Intelligent CIO North America Issue 27 | Page 28


Global organizations concerned digital attack surface is spiralling out of control

Trend Micro , a leader in cloud security , has announced the findings of a new global study indicating that organizations are struggling to define and secure an expanding cyberattack surface , hampering risk management efforts . of control .’ Visibility challenges appear to be the main reason organizations are struggling to manage and understand cyber-risk in these environments .

The study revealed that three-quarters ( 73 %) of global organizations are worried about their growing attack surface . Over a third ( 37 %) said it is ‘ constantly evolving and messy ,’ with only half ( 51 %) able to fully define its extent .
Over two-fifths ( 43 %) of respondents went further , admitting the digital attack surface is ‘ spiralling out
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