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Cyber-Hygiene Confidence Low but Insurance Is Making an Impact: Survey

May 27, 2022

Nearly three quarters of global cyber-risk decision markers recently surveyed said their company experienced at least one cyberattack in the past year and while these attacks have spurred more investment in cyber-risk mitigation efforts, just 3% rated their company’s cyber hygiene as excellent.

Broker Marsh partnered with Microsoft Corp. for the survey and report, The State of Cyber Resilience, and found that leadership confidence in their organization’s core cyber-risk management capabilities – including the ability to understand/assess cyber threats, mitigate/prevent cyber attacks, and manage/respond to cyber attacks – is largely unchanged since the last survey in 2019, when 19.7% of respondents stated they were highly confident, compared to 19% in 2022.

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