Authored on: May 22, 2013
Download The explosive increase in cyberthreats poses an increasingly daunting challenge to the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of intellectual property and other sensitive information. Conflicting opinions about operational risk, myriad point solutions for security technology, and dissimilar computing infrastructures create a puzzling landscape for security and risk professionals. To assess the market, Forrester Consulting interviewed 225 IT security leaders across North America and Western Europe about their firm?s information security investments. Roughly 60% of respondents reported revenues greater than $5 billion per year; 18% of respondents were in banking, 14% in government, 22% in insurance, 20% in healthcare, 13% in financial services, and 13% in retail (see Appendix B).