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2017 Global State of Information Security Survey

Dec 7, 2016

State of Information Security

The 2017 Global State of Information Security Survey was conducted to explore how businesses are embracing a modern approach to threat management and information sharing.

Key findings include:

  • Organizations are prioritizing their spending on security initiatives that align with the evolving digital ecosystems.
  • Internet of Things (IoT) is a growing investment area for 2017 and practices to secure the additional data and reduce vulnerabilities on interconnectivity are key safeguards being adopted.
  • Data is being used to understand potential threats, provide security warnings and more by 40% of organizations currently, with an additional 25% planning to adopt in 2017.
  • Managed services is a key tool in the fight against cybercrime. Organizations rely on managed security services for highly technical initiatives, such as authentication, data loss prevention and identity management.

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