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A new survey uncovered the communication challenges between IT security professionals and executives, a desire to overhaul current security systems and limited security knowledge among executives and employees, according to Websense.
CIOs need to decide how they will position their IT organization in relation to emerging digital business technologies, such as the Internet of Things, 3D printing, wearable technology and robotics, according to Gartner.
Businesses are deprioritizing information security and decreasing their investment in the destruction of confidential information, according to Shred-it.
More than half of CEOs will have a senior "digital" leader role in their staff by the end of 2015, according to the 2014 CEO and Senior Executive Survey by Gartner.