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IT leaders confident in their organization’s network security, IT managers have doubts

October 11, 2021

While IT leaders believe they have strong security practices in place, their continual search for additional network security capabilities suggests that this confidence may be tentative, according to a survey conducted by IDG.

Data shows that 70% of IT leaders strongly agree that their network architecture follows a zero-trust approach, compared to just 53% of IT managers who feel the same.

The disconnect between executives and front-line IT managers was also apparent in responses related to network security initiatives and overall security health. For example, while 59% of executives said their organizations were building or already employing zero-trust architectures, just 39% of IT managers said the same.

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