2006 InformationWeek/Accenture Global Information Security Survey
Worldwide, great strides have been made in improving data security, meeting compliance standards, and enhancing data privacy. But is it enough? The overwhelming answer is no. With the constant threat of hackers and malicious coders, and the alarming rate of customer data breaches and identity theft, information security remains one of the highest priorities for business technology professionals around the globe.
InformationWeek Research and Accenture provide you with in-depth data about security investments and practices in the 2006 Global Information Security Survey report. This study, in it's ninth year, examines the security practices and experiences of nearly 2,200 companies - spanning 8 countries.
Use this report to understand:
How vulnerable companies feel
How much downtime businesses experience after a security breach.
What percentage of IT budgets is earmarked for information security.
Security priorities and challenges
Which tools and practices companies are relying on to protect information systems.
The role that security service providers play in shoring up company defenses.
This study will help your organization build a security roadmap to guard against security intrusion as well as dollar and time losses. It also is an invaluable tool to benchmark your company's security strategies against its peers globally and in the United States.
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