The enterprise world may be transforming itself from prehistoric paper processes to a digital epoch, but it is woefully unprepared for this evolution. A new study among business leaders across Europe, the Middle East and Africa by Veeam, a back-up data management company, reveals that the single biggest challenge facing organisations is not economic uncertainty, but cyber-threats.

According to the Veeam 2020 data protection trends report, cyber-security was cited by 31% of respondents as their biggest challenge, narrowly edging out economic uncertainty at 30%.

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