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[$$] How Companies Can Reduce the Cybersecurity Disconnect Between Staff and the C-Suite

A majority of corporate executives are optimistic about their company’s ability to prevent data breaches and other security incidents, but that outlook may be misguided and dangerous, cybersecurity specialists say. Only one-in-four executives said they are very concerned or extremely concerned with their company’s level of security, according to a survey released Monday by cybersecurity firm ERP Maestro Inc. That compares with 80% of IT and security professionals who said they were very or extremely concerned. The findings suggest there is a wide disconnect between executives who allocate funding for cybersecurity tools and the employees who implement these measures on the ground, said Jody Paterson, chief executive of ERP Maestro, which commissioned the survey.