Regulatory requirements such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and high-profile breaches have moved cybersecurity out of IT and into the board room. For security practitioners, this level of visibility has helped ease the budgeting process and allowed them to add multiple products and services to their security solutions toolkits.
However, as any security professional — or any business professional — will tell you, getting from budget approval to spending is just the first step. With technology investment, particularly for high-visibility projects such as security, comes the expectation of improvement over your current situation. So has all this security investment actually solved the problem, or has it created new ones?
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