Here’s What 10 Cybersecurity CEOs Are Prioritizing In 2023

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It’s not an understatement to say that cybersecurity CEOs in 2023 have their hands full. The world is coming off of three years of disruption, new demands on IT infrastructure, and oftentimes, geographically distributed end users. While it’s been challenging for the cybersecurity sector, it’s also been a time of unprecedented growth.

The increased attack surface across enterprises and SMBs alike presents a heightened risk of cyber-attacks, breaches, and bad actors looking to take advantage of the trends that have emerged in recent years, such as teleworking and hybrid work. But security vendors are used to both staying ahead of the threats and playing defense. Locking down their clients’ valuable assets, blocking ransomware attacks and boosting privacy are just some of the challenges that these companies have been handling right along. But they aren’t on the battlefield alone – these companies are working alongside their channel partners to take on emerging threats and to serve up security solutions in the new ways that customers are looking to buy.

As part of CRN’s CEO Outlook 2023 report, we asked the CEOs at some of the world’s biggest security companies to fill in the blank: My top priority for 2023 is…

Here’s what they had to say.


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Gina Narcisi is a senior editor covering the networking and telecom markets for Prior to joining CRN, she covered the networking, unified communications and cloud space for TechTarget. She can be reached at [email protected].


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