Vanta: Cybersecurity spend should be 30% of the IT budget

Currently it's 9% in the UK

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Vanta: Cyber spend should be 30% of the IT budget
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Vanta: Cyber spend should be 30% of the IT budget

Cybersecurity is a numbers game. Cyber teams are barraged by hundreds, thousands or even millions of attempts to crack their systems every day. Fortunately most of these are basic and easily dealt with by filters, but it only takes one of the more sophisticated attempts to get through to spell trouble.

Speaking at a media roundtable in London last week, Sarah Armstrong Smith, chief security advisor at Microsoft, revealed that the company blocks 250,000 password attempts a minute. That's 360 milli...

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