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Chart: Cybersecurity Now a Top Corporate Priority

Majority of global IT decision makers say cybersecurity is extremely or more important now than it was pre-pandemic, according to Cisco.

When the pandemic drove workers home last year, organizations had to rethink all facets of cybersecurity -- their approaches, solutions, and policies -- so as not to disrupt operations, according to Cisco, which surveyed 3,000-plus global IT decision makers across 30 industries for its "Future of Secure Remote Work" report. Correspondingly, the number of cyberthreats or alerts jumped 25% or more, according to 61% of respondents. 

So perhaps it stands to reason why 85% of respondents say cybersecurity is extremely important or more important than it was before the pandemic:

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