5 Key Findings from Forbes Insights’ 2019 Cybersecurity Survey

5 Key Findings from Forbes Insights’ 2019 Cybersecurity Survey

As threats grow in both volume and sophistication, a new cybersecurity strategy report from Forbes Insights reveals trends in enterprise security.

The report, released in June 2019, explores environmental, technological and organisational business factors based on a survey of 1,001 global enterprises. And while businesses continue to evolve their cybersecurity strategies and execution, the report revealed a dramatic gap between “trailblazers” and “laggards.”

FORBES INSIGHTS: 2019 STATE OF CYBERSECURITY STRATEGY SURVEY

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We’ve boiled down the report to five key insights on where enterprise security is today—and what’s needed to secure businesses for the future.

 

5 Key Findings from the Forbes Insights Cybersecurity Strategy Report

 

1. Only 10% of surveyed enterprises fall into the security trailblazer category.

The Forbes Insights report categorises security trailblazers as the organisations executing comprehensive cybersecurity strategies that achieve the following goals:

  • Help businesses meet their core objectives, including brand reputation, customer experience and product innovation.
  • Develop an enterprise-wide, coherent security approach.
  • Protect organisations by delivering intrinsic security across every area of the business—from the edge to the app and from the cloud to the data centre.