The annual AT&T* Business Continuity Study found that:
-- More than half of executives surveyed (63%) cite the looming threat of
security breaches as their most important security concern for 2013.
-- 84% of executives are concerned about the use of mobile networks
and devices and its impact on security threats.
-- 88% of those surveyed understand the increasing importance of
security and indicate that their companies have a proactive strategy in
-- Nearly two-thirds (64%) of companies include their wireless network
capabilities as part of their business continuity plan.
-- 87% of executives indicate their organizations have a business
continuity plan in place in case of a disaster or threat - a slight
uptick from last year (86%).
The results for the latest AT&T annual business continuity study brings to light several trends regarding how businesses are preparing themselves for potential disasters and threats. AT&T has conducted this study for twelve consecutive years, surveying IT executives from companies in the United States with at least
$25 million in annual revenue to measure the national pulse on business continuity planning.