Global biggest cybersecurity threats in the following year per CISOs 2023

Most significant cybersecurity threats in organizations worldwide according to Chief Information Security Officers (CISO) as of February 2023

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Release date

May 2023



Survey time period

January 30 and February 7, 2023

Number of respondents

1,400 respondents

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Chief Information Security Officers (CISO); up to three answers were possible, expected threats in the following 12 months

Supplementary notes

The original question was phrased by the source as follows: "What, if anything, do you perceive to be the biggest cybersecurity threats within your organization/industry in the next 12 months? Pick up to three."

According to the source, respondents represent organizations of 200 employees or more across different industries in 16 countries. One hundred CISOs were interviewed in each market, which includes the U.S., Canada, the UK, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Sweden, the Netherlands, UAE, KSA, Australia, Japan, Singapore, South Korea and Brazil.

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