According to the study conducted by CIONET for VMware among 71 Polish CIOs, customer data leakage is perceived as the most serious failure in IT industry. As much as 78% of the surveyed executives stated that it will potentially be their most significant professional unsuccess. As the most severe consequences of the IT department's failure, the CIOs listed a decrease in trust in the company (97%), a damage to one’s reputation in the job market (86%), health problems (72%) and job loss (60%). When asked about the priorities for 2017-2020, half of the respondents (49%) chose innovation for business. For 43% of them cybersecurity will be the most important issue during the coming years. At the same time, only one in five companies perceives mobility as a priority. According to the survey, it is usually the management and business owners who want to see the changes made, while regulators and support departments hamper technological improvements.