With both the threat landscape evolving rapidly and regulatory requirements becoming more demanding, it’s more important than ever that organizations are prepared for cybersecurity incidents. We surveyed more than 1,000 IT professionals in France, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden and the U.K. to uncover the tensions that stem from the difficult conversations between IT security professionals and senior management around cybersecurity. By understanding these issues, there is an opportunity to educate business leaders and, in doing so, support an organization-wide move to a breach prevention security posture.