This is the fifth in the series of Audit insights: cyber security reports. It focuses on the substantial gap in cyber security maturity levels caused by complex legacy IT environments and how business needs to adopt a smarter approach to cyber security laws and standards.
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Audit insights: data analytics describes external auditor insights into the impact of data analytics on the businesses they audit, and provides management with a high-level approach.
Businesses are struggling to turn general awareness and concern into effective action. In this report, we urge businesses to show more urgency and take control of their cyber agenda.
In this cyber security report, we examine the approaches companies and boards should take to ensure systems are secure, and to manage the impact of breaches.
This report raises specific cyber issues around the area of cyber threats and the extent of board awareness. It reveals that an increasing gap between business and cyber attacker capabilities exists and good intentions must be matched by action.
Audit insights: cyber security report highlights four key issues: businesses should consider cyber in all their activities; businesses need to accept that their security will be compromised; businesses should focus on their critical information assets; and how most businesses don't get the basics right.