Cybersecurity becomes a top priority after data breaches

by Richard Blackwell, The Globe and Mail

Canadian businesses are pumping more money and resources into the battle against cyberattacks, taking action to ensure the security of corporate data.

The latest C-Suite survey of business executives shows that security budgets are increasing and firewalls are being beefed up, as anxiety over possible attacks on computer systems ratchets higher.

Indeed, the recent breaches aimed at customers of Target Corp., Home Depot Inc. and Apple Inc. have raised the profile of the issue to the point where many executives say they must act.

Almost half of those surveyed said they are more concerned about cybersecurity in light of the recent breaches.

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Ana Gerardino