In the News: Automation is critical to effective security for smaller businesses
Published originally on June 6, 2024 on BetaNews.


Automation is a critical capability for a proactive security strategy says a new report from automated endpoint and vulnerability management company Syxsense and Omdia, a global analyst.

The research surveyed over 400 respondents including decision makers from North America and Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA), at small and midsize business (SMB)+ sized companies across a variety of industries.

“Today, too many vulnerabilities go undetected — or if detected, unpatched or not remediated in a timely manner — as organizations still grapple with limited resources or expertise to shore up their vulnerability management strategy,” says Ashley Leonard, CEO at Syxsense. “Fortunately, proactive security technology is evolving rapidly to address this issue, offering capabilities beyond simple reactive strategies. For example, the strong demand for security automation from the most security mature organizations suggests that adopting automation to achieve proactive security is a best practice of leading organizations and a way to account for the consistent threat of undetected vulnerabilities.”


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