Most Brazilian companies lack cybersecurity teams

ZDnet

Security teams are in place in less than a third of Brazilian organizations, even though most businesses frequently suffer cyberattacks, according to new research.

Some 57% of businesses from the education, financial services, insurance, technology and telecommunications, health and retail are targeted by cybercriminals frequently, according to a survey by Instituto Datafolha commissioned by Mastercard.

On the other hand, the study has found that only 32% of the organizations polled have dedicated cybersecurity teams. While 80% of respondents claimed digital security matters are important to them and most have some kind of plan in place to deal with potential cyberattacks, this is not among the budgetary priorities for 39% of those polled.

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