Basket £ 0.00 (0 items)
You are here: HomeArticle › How CIOs can plug critical gaps in IT governance

How CIOs can plug critical gaps in IT governance

From Information Age

"The impact and sophistication of cyber security attacks have created a growing need for better IT governance to protect critical business information, but more than that, they have also created a global demand for talent that is outpacing the supply.

A recent report from Symantec found that the total number of breaches in 2013 was 62% greater than in 2012, with eight of the breaches exposing more than 10 million identities each.

Organisations also face an increase in advanced persistent threats (APTs), which infiltrate a system by stealth, can take months or years to detect and are aimed squarely at commercial gain – typically the theft of credit card information, customer data or proprietary intellectual property.

ISACA’s research shows that one in five enterprises surveyed in 2013 has experienced an advanced persistent threat, and 66% feel it is likely they will be the target of an APT attack.”

Read more at Information Age

NCC Weekly News Update 6 October 2014



For more information about The National Computing Centre and our services, please contact us at the details below:

Telephone: +44 (0)870 908 8767
Fax: +44 (0)870 134 0931

Click here for more contact information

TwitterFollow us on Twitter
Linked InJoin our LinkedIn Group
FBLike us on Facebook


Management Guidelines

NCC Guidelines Vol 5 No 1

more in Management Guidelines


Professional Development

Cloud Computing

more in Professional Development


Analyst Digest

September 2016 Bulletin published

more in Analyst Digest