Guarded optimism for APAC CISOs, but four major concerns remain

With the current headwinds – Russian-led war with Ukraine, labor and supply chain challenges, on top of a looming recession, business leaders should still recognize that cybersecurity cannot be compromised, even as they find ways to reduce spending and find cost-efficiencies amid uncertainty.

For Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) and their equivalent, some surveys in the region indicated that 88% of respondents have the support of their executive leadership around budget, strategic vision and buy-in.