The C-Suite Report: Business and Security Strategies for The Unbound Enterprise

Report

CEOs and CISOs agree: cyber continues to drive innovation and the competitive edge, but the future of security is converged SASE approaches.

In this C-Suite Report by Wall Street Journal Intelligence and sponsored by Forcepoint, more than 500 CEOs and CISOs were surveyed on how the pandemic changed the focus of their business and cybersecurity.

The leaders of these Fortune 1000 companies are now operating in the era of the “Unbound Enterprise” that has brought to light new demands on CISOs, CXOs and boards of directors. The twin realities of distributed workforces and digital transformation have forced them into a permanent strategy of enabling productivity from anywhere while securing data everywhere.

Some of the key findings include:

  • 90% of CEOs and 84% of CISOs said they’ve adopted or will adopt SASE today
  • 74% of executives reallocated funds to cybersecurity
  • 53% saw the need to more tightly integrate cybersecurity