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Executives overrate cyber security level

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A recent study of information security shows that executives globally are overconfident of the cyber security levels of their own companies, increasing the risk for cyber crime. 

In its 10th annual survey, Global State of Information Security 2013, the international consulting firm PwC said  68% of executives were confident of their organisation's information security precautions.

Another 42% even viewed their organisation as a "front-runner", having an effective strategy in place and being proactive in implementing industry-leading standards in information security strategy and execution.

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