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Gartner Forecasts IT Spending & Your IT Budget in 2021
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It’s not just businesses that are noticing the increase in demand for remote and digital technologies, cyber criminals are as well. For organizations that have newly deployed remote workforces and are expanding their cloud capabilities, new vulnerabilities present themselves in the form of inexperienced employees, new systems and processes. Ransomware in particular is a growing cyber threat, with an attack taking place every 11 seconds by 2021.
Operating business with cloud-enabled technologies is very safe and secure with the proper cybersecurity solutions, but companies need to prioritize cybersecurity as a top technology investment to secure their IT assets. And no, just having an anti-virus software is not enough. In a recent survey by Tech Republic, only 17% of respondents had cybersecurity listed as a top priority within their 2021 IT budgets.
There are numerous cybersecurity solutions that can be implemented to improve your remote security posture, provide training to your employees, and monitor your networks.
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Having the appropriate technology budget plays a crucial role in helping businesses transform operations, improve productivity and collaboration, secure their assets, cut costs and enhance the customer buying experience. Companies that invest in the best IT solutions for their 2021 strategic business goals will enable desirable outcomes to adapt and change. Even if your IT budget isn’t quite as big in 2021, it makes it all the more important to ensure you’re IT investments are in the areas most vital to your company’s success.