More cybersecurity solutions deployed, yet even more data loss. Is too much protection a bad thing?

Since last year, companies are running more protection and cybersecurity solutions at the same time – yet, more have experienced downtime from data loss last year. Reason? Turns out, too much protection can be a bad thing.

Many organizations are suffering from a complex patchwork of defence tools, actually making them more exposed to cyber-threats than before. And these cyber-threats are growing – with some experts predicting global cybercrime to explode to cost up to US$6 trillion dollars in 2021.

Acronis polled 4,400 IT users and professionals in 22 countries, and this infographic highlights the key findings of the survey, including the shocking fact that 10% of IT professionals don’t know if their organization is subject to data privacy regulations…