Forbes Insights: Cybersecurity Trailblazers Make Security Intrinsic to Their Business

The average loss suffered from a single cybersecurity breach is now close to $4 million per incident. Multiple factors are raising the risks and costs associated with cybersecurity breaches, but one thing is clear: Technology is evolving at a rapid pace, and as a result, so are cybersecurity threats.


Despite these trends, the effectiveness of cybersecurity strategies and approaches still varies greatly across companies. Those with the most robust and proactive cybersecurity strategies consider it a core component of everything they do: entering new markets, growing and expanding products/services, increasing revenues, maintaining brand reputation and improving customer experience. In short, security is intrinsic to their business.


Based on a survey of 1,001 enterprises conducted by Forbes Insights, in partnership with VMware, Cybersecurity Trailblazers Make Security Intrinsic to Their Business reveals a clear delineation of characteristics and results between cybersecurity leaders and laggards. Explore those characteristics and more in this comprehensive report. 


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Forbes Insights: The CIO's World in 2025

Over the next few years, chief information officers (CIOs) in all industries will become architects of new business models. Those who navigate with skill and foresight will have the opportunity to guide their companies to new levels of success, while those who ignore important trends and insist on doing business as usual will see their companies fall into decline.

To illuminate the role of the CIO in 2025, Forbes Insights partnered with VMware to survey more than 650 CIOs from a range of sectors. Respondents were from organizations with annual revenue of $1 billion or more, with 16% from firms with $10 billion or more in revenue. Based on the survey findings, this report explores how the world for CIOs is rapidly changing and what their role will look like in 2025.

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