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Automation, visibility remain biggest issues for cybersecurity teams

August 8, 2019

Organizations still do not have necessary levels of automation or visibility within their cyber terrain, especially as security stacks grow and are underutilized, Fidelis Cybersecurity’s annual State of Threat Detection Report has shown.

Without automation to gather data and give context to security incidents, or visibility to root out threats hiding in the network, organizations’ overall levels of risk increase while their confidence suffers.

Key findings

Of the 300 respondents – CISOs, CIOs, CTOs, architects, engineers, and analysts across the finance, healthcare, public sector, federal industries – 57.43 percent shared that a lack of automation was a pressing concern for their organization, making it the top priority.

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