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Securing Telecom Digital Transformation

Securing Telecom Digital Transformation

Pulse surveys 100 telecom security leaders to discover how they’re planning to address security threats related to digital transformation and the adoption of 5G.

What are the 3 largest security threats currently affecting your organization? (Multi-select)

61%Targeted/insider attacks
51%Exposure of IoT/device vulnerabilities
65%Exposure of network vulnerabilities
50%Distributed Denial of Service (DDos) attacks
44%Third-party access to information
26%Telecommunications fraud
0%Other
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To what extent do you believe your organization is equipped to address these security threats?

1%Not at all
26%Slightly
58%Moderately
12%Mostly
3%Completely
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How high a priority is digital transformation—including the adoption of emerging technologies like 5G—at your organization?

2%Not a priority
25%Low
54%Medium
19%High
0%It’s our top priority
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Pursuing digital transformation and emerging technologies like 5G can increase exposure to security risk. Which 3 of the following digital transformation-related security challenges is your organization most concerned about? (Multi-select)

55%Expanded attack surface
64%System vulnerabilities
60%Exposure of customer data
50%Operations and staffing
34%Technological evolution
33%Governance and compliance
1%Other
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Do you feel that your organization is sufficiently prepared to address future security threats, such as those related to 5G and digital transformation?

2%Not at all
26%Slightly
56%Moderately
14%Mostly
2%Completely
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As cybersecurity becomes more complex and the threat surface widens, how much is your organization struggling with recruiting required security skill sets?

2%Not at all
51%Slightly
41%Moderately
6%Significantly
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To what extent do you agree with the following statement: “Security solutions must be designed end-to-end in order to be prepared for 5G and digital transformation.”?

10%Strongly agree
74%Agree
14%Disagree
2%Strongly disagree
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How much of your organization’s IT budget is currently allocated to security solutions?

0%0%
32%1-10%
60%11-20%
7%21-30%
1%>30%
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Is your organization planning to invest additional funds in security solutions over the next 12 months to support 5G and digital transformation efforts?

10%No
69%Yes, in the short term
21%Yes, in the long term
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How much do you intend to increase your spend on 5G and digital transformation-focused security solutions over the next year?

2%0%
35%1-10%
57%11-20%
5%21-30%
1%>30%
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Which of the following security solutions are you planning to implement to support 5G and digital transformation? (Multi-select)

62%Analytics
46%Automation
60%Data security
50%Artificial intelligence/machine learning
44%Trusted infrastructure
3%None of these
1%Other
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