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CEOs and C-suite teams have a smorgasbord of worries to keep them awake at night, just like many of their HR department and other employees — and most of them are COVID-19 related. Only C-suite fears are scaled differently. One fear they have that most of us likely do not, is that of the company becoming the next notorious cybersecurity breach.

That’s according to a new report from global cybersecurity firm Forcepoint. Its survey of 200 CEOs and CISOs (chief information security officers) from across such industries as finance, retail, and health care, found that 76% of executives are afraid of a security breach. And this is despite the fact that 87% believe their security team can actually anticipate threats.

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C.J. Marwitz

C.J. Marwitz is the editor for the retirement industry audience and a digital managing editor at BenefitsPRO. She is currently considering pitches for unpublished contributed content related to the employer-sponsored retirement plan arena. A former technology editor, advertising copywriter, and academic advisor, Marwitz is the mother of three and walker/stick-thrower/treat-giver to an orange-and-white Welsh Corgi named Leeloo Dallas Multipass.

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