The CISOs' new dawn



Chapter 3: The cyber threat surface

We set out to document the collective experience of CISOs across the US and Europe as they rose to the challenges of 2020. This chapter looks at the threats CISO report facing – and their plans for a better future.

An independent research study by Omnisperience on behalf of F‑Secure Countercept.

The senior cyber security officers we spoke to reported more attacks – but a similar number of incidents – over the last year. The increasing industrialisation of cyber crime and sophistication of threats remain as constant as the vulnerability of employees to social engineering. In response, our CISOs described a more holistic approach to handling threats.

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Chapter #1

An effective security leader

Our panels most pressing priorities over the last 18 months

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Chapter #2

A reality check

With great power comes great responsibility - and a to-do list

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Chapter #4

Cyber triggers influence change

Evolving threats force change on companies and CISOs

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