scoop.co.nz 12 Mar, 2021 02:45 am

Cybersecurity Spend On The Up In A/NZ; Companies Look For Talent

Cybersecurity Spend On The Up In A/NZ; Companies Look For Talent
AUCKLAND, New Zealand, 12 March 2021: Australia and New Zealand (A/NZ) businesses increased their security spending an additional 10-20% on last year's originally budgeted IT spending plans. Despite organisations cutting spending in many areas ...

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, 12 March 2021: Australia and New Zealand (A/NZ) businesses increased their security spending an additional 10-20% on last year's originally budgeted IT spending plans.These findings come according to IDC's recently released Australia and New Zealand security report, which examines the pandemic's impact on the security needs and investments of A/NZ businesses." The report, Australia and New Zealand Security: The Implications of the COVID-19 Pandemic for 2021 and Beyond , also demonstrates the need for greater investment in security skills across A/NZ.IDC research found that 98% of A/NZ organisations rated workplace security as an important capability in enabling business/operational continuity through the pandemic.

To position themselves for business recovery and success, A/NZ organisations place a major priority on security hiring.A/NZ organisations have been forced to rethink how to keep sensitive customer and company data secure – data that needs to be accessed anytime, anywhere, including from less secure home networks.

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