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Are Cybersecurity Professionals Overconfident About Their Security Tools?

Are Cybersecurity Professionals Overconfident About Their Security Tools?

Submitted by • February 19, 2020 www.cybersecasia.net

"Half of the respondents of a recent Security Operations Effectiveness survey reported experiencing a security breach because one or more of their security products was not working as expected. Just over half of security professionals were confident that their current security solutions are working as intended. Yet only 35% of respondents stated that they conduct testing to ensure their security products are configured and operating as they expect. About 86% of respondents see strong value in security solutions that can actively test their company’s security products and posture, using both internal and external attack vectors.

Yet they don’t know whether these products are delivering the protection they expect. ""According to Register, this situation leads to overspending on overlapping tools and compromises an organisation’s security posture. Ongoing testing of security solutions would give organisations the proof and confidence that they are protected, but also would provide the op

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