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More than 65 percent of US firms in survey by FICO and Ovum say their protection is either above average or consider themselves a “top performer”

SAN JOSE, Calif. — July 16, 2018

Highlights:

  • 68 percent of US firms surveyed said they are better prepared for data breaches than their competitors — up from 60 percent last year
  • Of the eight regions surveyed, Canadians were more likely to rate their firm a top performer for cybersecurity
  • Power and utilities providers respondents in the US were the most confident, or least realistic, with 86 percent rating their firms above average or top performers  
  • Financial services respondents were the least confident, or most realistic, with 60 percent rating their firms above average or top performers
  • Ovum conducted telephone surveys for FICO of security executives at 500 companies in the US and 10 other countries.
  • FICO will host a Tweet Chat on this survey, July 19th at 11.00 am Eastern Time, 8:00 am Pacific Time, 4:00 pm UK Time. Use #cybertrends to follow the discussion.

Despite the growth in data breaches, senior executives at US firms think their cybersecurity protection is top-notch, according to a new survey conducted by research and consultancy firm Ovum for Silicon Valley analytics firm FICO.  68 percent of executives from US firms said their firm was better prepared than their competitors, and 37 percent said their firm was a top performer.

More information: http://www.fico.com/en/latest-thinking/ebook/usa-views-from-the-c-suite-survey-2018

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SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA – July 12, 2018 -

FICO (NYSE:FICO), a leading predictive analytics and decision management software company, will announce its third quarter fiscal 2018 results on July 26, 2018, after the market closes and will host a conference call on July 26th at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (4:00 p.m. Central/ 2:00 p.m. Pacific).

This call will be webcast and can be accessed at FICO’s website at www.fico.com/investors. A replay of the webcast will be available through July 26, 2019 and can be accessed at our Past Events page.

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More than eight in ten Canadian firms say their protection is above average, and nearly half think they’re a “top performer”

TORONTO — July 11, 2018

Highlights:
 

  • 84 percent of Canada firms surveyed said they are better prepared for data breaches than their competitors — up 32 percent from last year
  • Of eight regions surveyed, Canadians were the most likely to rate their firm a top performer for cybersecurity
  • Retail and e-commerce respondents were least realistic, with 89 percent rating their firm as above average or as top performers, but telecommunications and IT services had the highest percentage who said their firms were top performers
  • Respondents from the power and utilities industries were most realistic, yet 60 per cent still rate their firms above average or top performers
  • Ovum conducted telephone surveys for FICO of IT executives at 500 companies in Canada and 10 other countries

Despite the growth in data breaches, security managers at Canadian firms are incredibly confident in their cybersecurity preparedness, according to a new survey conducted by research and consultancy firm Ovum for Silicon Valley analytics firm FICO. Eighty-four per cent of executives from Canadian firms said their firm was better prepared than their competitors in their industry. Out of the eight regions surveyed, Canadians were the most likely respondents (44 percent) to rate their company as a top performer for cybersecurity protection (compared to only 28 percent in 2017).

More information: http://www.fico.com/en/latest-thinking/ebook/canada-views-from-the-c-suite-survey-2018

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