2018 CYBERTHREAT DEFENSE REPORT

About This Report

Register now to download CyberEdge’s fifth-annual Cyberthreat Defense Report – a comprehensive review of the perceptions of 1,200 IT security professionals representing 17 countries and 19 industries. Key insights from this year’s report include: 

  • 77% of networks were breached last year – the first decline in five years!
  • 55% of organizations were compromised by ransomware last year
  • 79% of IT security budgets are rising
  • 12% of a typical enterprise IT budget is spent on security
  • Malware, ransomware, and spear-phishing cause the most headaches
  • ‘Application containers’ are this year’s weakest link
  • ‘Lack of skilled personnel’ is the greatest inhibitor to IT security’s success

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Demographics

Survey Demographics

  • 1,200 security professionals
  • 500+ employees
  • 17 countries
  • 19 industries

Key Industries

  • Telecom
  • Manufacturing
  • Finance
  • Retail
  • Government
  • Health Care
  • Education

Countries Represented

United States
Canada
United Kingdom
France
Germany
Spain
Italy
Australia
China
Japan
Singapore
Brazil
Colombia
Mexico
Saudi Arabia
Turkey
South Africa

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