Based on a comprehensive survey of over 410 cybersecurity professionals, the report provides a definitive snapshot into the evolving threat landscape, preventative measures, threat monitoring and data collection, threat intelligence, threat detection, incident response and recovery.
Key takeaways from the report include:
- Cybersecurity professionals biggest concern is dealing with advanced threats in three key areas: ransomware (48%), phishing attacks (48%) and attendant data loss (47%)
- 62% of respondents indicated that their most significant challenge was threat detection
- Lack of budget (51%), lack of skilled personnel (49%) and lack of security awareness (49%) weighed in as the most significant obstacles facing security teams
- 61% of respondents identified inadvertent insider breaches as a major source of concern and 54% perceived a growth in insider threats over the past year