Report: Using more cybersecurity solutions may ironically be less secure

Though companies now run as many as 10 simultaneous security solutions, many still suffered unexpected downtime last year because of data loss. —

Though companies are now running more cybersecurity solutions, these investments are proving complicated, inefficient, and costly as the companies suffer just as many issues, said cybersecurity firm Acronis.

In a survey conducted in March 2021, the firm discovered that 80% of companies now run as many as 10 different protection and security tools simultaneously, yet more than half suffered unexpected downtime last year because of data loss, as reported in its Cyber Protection Week Global Report.

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