Action1 Released the Research About Top 7 Cybersecurity Challenges in 2018

Lack of employee cybersecurity education, continued evolution of ransomware, patching and unmanaged devices are among the top challenges.

Houston, Texas, September 12, 2018

Action1 Corporation, a Cloud-based cybersecurity solution provider, released the research about top cybersecurity challenges in 2018. The research highlights major challenges faced by organizations, includes examples and provides recommendation for solving these challenges.

The data for Top Cybersecurity Challenges in 2018 research was collected in July 2018. The respondents come from 521 organizations of different sizes, verticals and regions.

The key highlights:

  • - The most common challenges are lack of employee cybersecurity education (81%), ransomware (75%), patching (67%).
  • - Ransomware protection is the top priority for among the other challenges.
  • - Protection of unmanaged devices is #4 in the list (62%), however is only 5% of respondents indicated this as their #1 priority.

“Not a surprise that human factor remains one of the most critical issues,” said Maurice Torres, VP of Product Strategy at Action1 Corporation. “Proper employee education and cyber hygiene shall get to the top of the list and effectively solved before new major incidents happen.”

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About Action1 Corporation

Action1 provides a Cloud-based lightweight endpoint security platform that discovers all of your endpoints in seconds and allows you to retrieve live data from the entire network using plain English queries, with a Google-like experience, right in your web browser. Founded in 2016 by cybersecurity veterans, Action1 is used by companies around the world that need to assess security and enforce compliance of their endpoints, accomplishing security and compliance goals without sacrificing user productivity and easily scaling their cybersecurity efforts as organization grows. For more information, please visit or call 1-346-444-8530

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