Research reveals disparity over who is responsible in the event of an attack on company IT systems.
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Board members and IT managers are split over who is in charge in the event of a cyber-attack, according to new research which concludes it shows a "lack" of communication between the two groups.
IT managers believe boardroom members are responsible, while the C-suite views the IT chiefs as in charge.
The disparity is revealed in a survey from BAE Systems, which looked at attitudes to cybersecurity among 1,200 boardroom members and IT managers at Fortune 500 companies.
BAE's report concluded: "Close examination of the responses to our survey suggested that, while these two groups agree on many things, they often do so from very dif
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