CIO Dive Article:Despite growing threat landscape, endpoint security still lacking: Report

CIO Dive articleDive Brief:

  • Endpoint security vendor Promisec says endpoint security solutions are still lacking despite a heightened fear of security breaches among companies.
  • 89% of VP and C-Level IT leaders who responded in a Promisec survey said they have a heightened fear of a breach, but only 32% have advanced endpoint security in place.
  • A recent report predicts the market value for endpoint security will grow from $11.62 billion in 2015 to $17.38 billion by 2020.

Dive Insight:

Steve Lowing, director of Product Management at Promisec, said some of the gaps in endpoint security are the lack of regular rollouts of software patches, gaps in application blocking, and shadow IT.

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