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Stockholm — July 11, 2018

Highlights:

  • 93 percent of Swedish firms in new survey claim to have better cybersecurity than their competitors
  • 7 out of 10 Swedish companies believe cyber threats and breaches will increase in the coming year.
  • 57 percent state that cyberattacks have increased in the last year

Despite the growth in data breaches, senior executives at most Swedish firms think their cybersecurity protection is better than their competitors’, according to a new survey conducted by research and consultancy firm Ovum for Silicon Valley analytics firm FICO. A full 93 percent of the executives state that their companies are better prepared than their competitors.

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

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Three-quarters of UK firms in survey by FICO and Ovum say their protection is above average, and nearly half think they’re a “top performer”

LONDON — July 11, 2018

Highlights:

  • 75 percent of UK firms surveyed said they are better prepared for data breaches than their competitors — up from 60 percent last year
  • Of eight regions surveyed, only Canadians were more likely to rate their firm a top performer for cybersecurity
  • Financial services respondents were least realistic, with 96 percent rating their firms above average or top performers
  • Retail and e-commerce respondents were most realistic, with 57 percent rating their firms above average or top performers
  • Ovum conducted telephone surveys for FICO of security executives at 500 companies in the UK and 10 other countries.

Despite the growth in data breaches, senior executives at UK 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. Three out of four executives from UK firms said their firm was better prepared than their competitors, and 43 percent said their firm was a top performer. While this overconfidence was seen across the eight regions surveyed, Canada was the only country where more respondents (44 percent) said they were a top performer for cybersecurity protection.

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

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AUCKLAND — July 10, 2018

Highlights:

  • 40 percent of consumers in New Zealand and 42 percent of consumers in Australia indicated they would like to apply for their next automotive loan online
  • 66 percent of respondents believe that convenience was the main reason for choosing an online channel for automotive loan applications; 52 percent say it allows them to easily compare shop across lenders
  • 44 percent of consumers in New Zealand currently spend 30 minutes or more completing the loan financing process

More information: http://www.fico.com/en/latest-thinking/ebook/2018-consumer-survey-of-automotive-finance-perceptions-new-zealand

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