Report: 97% of C-level executives worry about videoconference security

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A new survey of IT pros from Zerify, a leading cybersecurity company focused on secure videoconferencing solutions, reports that 82% of respondents say nation-state cyberthreats have increased. Sixty-nine percent believe cyberattackers could breach their videoconferencing platforms, and 84% stated that if they were breached, they believed attackers could steal intellectual property, sensitive company data and trade secrets.

Highlights of the survey of 1,000 IT professionals include:

  • 92% reported that they are aware of security vulnerabilities in videoconferencing platforms. 
  • Nation-state cyberthreats have increased at most (81.8%) companies. 
  • The majority of IT professionals (89%) are concerned about foreign attacks as they see a rise in threats.
  • 79% of respondents reported that they were very knowledgeable about the concept and framework of zero-trust cybersecurity, with 86% stating that their company had ZT cybersecurity policies. 


The survey was conducted by an unbiased third-party organization, Propeller Insights, which surveyed 1,000 corporate respondents. 57% were C-level executives and 43% were IT decision-makers. Respondents weren’t paid for answers or told who sponsored the survey.

Read the full report from Zerify.

Originally appeared on: TheSpuzz