Supply chain actors agree that everyone's a security risk – except themselves, of course

Supply chain actors agree that everyone's a security risk – except themselves, of course

Perception is an illusion, grasshopper


Security surveys tend to confirm what we already knew a few months ago and the 2019 Global Cyber Risk Perception Survey (PDF) from Marsh and Microsoft does not disappoint.


This roller-coaster ride through the deepest thoughts of 1,500+ business leaders during February and March covers topics such as organisational confidence, approaches to adopting new technology and cyber security resilience.


Inevitably, much of it reads like a masterclass in stating the bleeding obvious.


Cyber risk had heightened since 2017, said 56 per cent of respondents. While 9 per cent expected to be done in by terrorists and 12 per cent were getting flustered over industrial espionage, 79 per cent felt cyber attacks should be their top business concern at the moment. Who'd have guessed?


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