VMware recently released the KSA results from the fourth tranche of the Global Security Insights Report, based on an online survey of 3,542 CIOs, CTOs and CISOs in December 2020 from around the world, including 252 in KSA. The report examines the impact of cyber attacks and security breaches on businesses and describes how security teams are adapting to these challenges.

Accelerated digital transformation has left security teams exposed to ever-evolving threats. Nearly 93% of the companies surveyed in KSA experienced cyberattacks as more employees were working from home, indicating weaknesses in outdated security technology and attitudes.

“The race to adopt cloud technology since the beginning of the pandemic offers business leaders a unique opportunity to rethink their approach to cybersecurity,” said Rick McElroy, principal cybersecurity strategist at VMware. “Old security systems are no longer sufficient. Organizations need protection that …

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