The survey also uncovered that, while viewed by CSOs as the least effective security technology, passwords were overwhelmingly used by those surveyed.
The study, which surveyed more than 250 senior information security professionals throughout the US, uncovered a range of opinions and trends on various security threats, global security events, information value and emerging security technologies. A full copy of the study can be accessed at: www.rsasecurity.com/solutions/topics/whitepapers/CSOP_WP_1003.pdf
"This survey shows that US businesses rank high on awareness, but low on action," said Art Coviello, president and CEO at RSA Security. "While it's apparent that many businesses have taken steps to stem security threats, there's still a long way to go in terms of adopting the newest, most effective security technology."