Security remains top focus | HelpSystems

Security remains top focus

January 21, 2021

HelpSystems has published its seventh annual IBM i Marketplace Survey, exploring how organizations use the IBM i platform and the IT initiatives it supports. Almost 500 users took part in the survey, which revealed the platform continues to power organizations around the world.

Security continues to be the dominant concern for three quarters of respondents and, while the number of organisations that have key security measures in place has increased overall, 44% said that a lack of security knowledge and skills is their main IBM i cybersecurity challenge.

80% of survey respondents said they had to adapt to remote working in some form in response to COVID-19 and the two most challenging aspects of this were remote access to IT functions, cited by 45%, and security concerns around remote working, cited by 41%.

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