Despite the increasing number of data breaches and nearly 36.6 million data records being lost or stolen in India in 2016, majority of IT professionals still believe perimeter security is effective at keeping unauthorised users out of their networks. However, firms are under investing in technology that could protect their business, according to the findings of the fourth-annual Data Security Confidence Index published by Gemalto, one of the leading global digital security company.
Surveying 1,050 IT decision makers worldwide, businesses feel that perimeter security is keeping them safe. Out of the 100 IT decision makers from India, 98 per cent believe it is quite effective at keeping unauthorised users out of their network.
About 49 per cent are not confident