Despite all the concern expressed about IT security and a significant increase in the quantity and complexity of attacks, not much seems to be actually improving.
A new survey of 688 IT security professionals in the U.S., conducted by the Ponemon Institute on behalf of Lumension Security, finds that not only is there an over-reliance on anti-virus software, but also that the amount of time IT organizations are spending on security issues is starting to have a significant impact on the rest of IT operations.
Click through for results from a security survey conducted by the Ponemon Institute on behalf of Lumension Security.
Less than half agree.
Even less agree with this.
A major security problem.
A hit or miss proposition.
Not much progress.
That’s a lot of time that should be spent elsewhere.
No one knows for sure, but just over half saw a rise.
A little bit of everything.
Zero day, SQL injection and targeted attacks top the list.
The threats are coming from outside and within.
What’s not to worry about?
Mobile and social media usage is way up.
A growing trend.
A substantial drop-off after anti-virus.
Anti-virus and firewalls are the front line of defense.
Only one is over 50 percent.