RESEARCH REPORT

In brief

In brief

  • In today's connected digital ecosystems, cyber attacks have the potential to reach unprecedented scale.
  • As more of the physical world comes under digital control, the risk and potentially dangerous impact of these attacks will continue to grow.
  • Organizations must learn to collaborate on IT security, making it a prime component of how they build partnerships.


Today, no organization is truly able to tackle cybersecurity alone. The modern, ecosystem-dependent business world amplifies the impact of cyber attacks exponentially. An incident that once would cripple just one enterprise can now grow and expand to threaten a company’s partner organizations, an entire industry, or even large parts of the entire economy. And as more of the physical world is controlled by digital devices, the potential impact reaches even further.

Ecosystem threats demand ecosystem solutions

The ecosystem approach that leads to increased risk also holds a potential solution. Leaders are beginning to recognize that their collaboration and connectedness can also be used to greatly improve security. Businesses must include growing ecosystem dependencies as part of their own security postures and make security an integral component of how they build partnerships in the first place.

A modern approach to enterprise security means shifting away from the “my company first” mindset. Today’s emerging threats demand cooperative action.

87%

of business and IT executives agree that to be truly resilient, organizations must rethink their approaches to security in a way that defends not just themselves, but their ecosystems.

The sooner companies begin building security partnerships that reflect the ecosystems in which they participate, the sooner they will begin building a more resilient business. Security in an ecosystem-driven world is no longer about protecting the organization—it is about protecting everyone.

"Cybersecurity is no longer an individual company effort. It needs cooperation with ecosystem partners."

@MJBiltz, Managing Director – Accenture Technology Vision. #TechVision2019

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