BetaNews Article: Companies vulnerable to cyber attack as defenses lag behind threats

promisec article in betanewsSecurity solutions are lagging behind and failing to provide protection or detection levels adequate to protect against today’s security threats.

This is according to a new survey from security and compliance solutions company Promisec. The results point to increased security gaps and vulnerabilities in spite of widespread fear of security breaches.

The survey spoke to over 150 IT decision makers and 74 percent said traditional anti-virus defenses no longer address advanced targeted threats, with only 26 percent believing they will play a vital role in the future. This compares to 58 percent and 19 percent respectively, in last year’s survey, which illustrates a continued trend away from traditional anti-virus defenses.

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