Cybersecurity in industries: SWOT analysis

In a comprehensive survey conducted earlier this year, Infosys reached out to a total of 867 respondents from 12 industries in Europe, The United States of America and Australia and New Zealand in order to get a sense of the cybersecurity measures undertaken by them. The industries that Infosys reached out to include: banking, financial services and insurance; manufacturing; consumer goods and retail; high-tech; communication and telecom; healthcare and life sciences; energy and utilities; transportation and logistics.



image/svg+xmlCybersecurity isthe top initiativein their digitaltransformationjourneyPrepared with awell-defined roadmapfor implementationCybersecurityis most criticalHave the boardsinvolved incybersecuritystrategy94%83%48%66%discussions


image/svg+xml66%66%66%64%64%63%63%60%58%58%Risk and ComplianceSecurity Incident ManagementSecurity Awareness TrainingEncryptionCloud Access Security BrokerIdentity and Access ManagementIntrusion Prevention SystemsTackling IoT SecurityUnified Threat ManagementApplication Control on Server WorkloadsSteps taken for risk security management


image/svg+xmlCybersecurity challenges67%65%63%57%55%54%54%52%49%39%To ensure Enterprise – IT Archite-cture have security embeddedBuilding a cybersecurity awarecultureCybersecurity technology changingtoo fastToo much time spent in buildingtechnology stackLack of appropriate tools to automatecontrols and audit efectivenessLack of user awarenessPoor integration between tools anddiferent solutionsInadequate management supportLack of skilled personnelLack of reporting on incidents


image/svg+xmlMeasures being takento overcome challengesExpectations fromexternal serviceprovidersTraining andcertifcationsAssess, build andmanage your cyber-security capabilitiesand also enable youto respond to inci-dents and crisesEnd-to-endcybersecurityand protectionHelping you indigital transfor-mation journeyby providing rightsecurity controlsand measuresEnsurebusinessresilienceSecure andgrow yourbusinessconfdentialityWorkshops/enablementsessionsFocus on integratedsecurity solutionsrather than pointsolutionsWork withtechnology vendorsand serviceintegratorsCreating aculture ofemployee awarenessBringing on board aservice provider spe-cialising in securityOutsource security services formonitoring and managementEnable threatintelligence feeds61%69%54%51%51%47%39%25%17%69%67%67%66%65%

Text: Gautam S. Mengle, Graphics by Sanjay Tambe