2019 Cyberthreat

Defense Report

Edgeworx Solutions is proud to sponsor CyberEdge’s 2019 Cyberthreat Defense Report.


Now in its sixth year, this report provides a comprehensive review of the perceptions of 1,200 IT security professionals representing 17 countries and 19 industries.


Key insights from this year’s report include: 

  • 78% of networks were breached last year

  • 56% of organizations were compromised by ransomware last year

  • 84% of IT security budgets are rising

  • 13% of a typical enterprise IT budget is spent on security

  • 81% agree that ML/AI technology helps defeat advanced threats

  • Malware, ransomware, and spear-phishing cause the most headaches

  • Nearly half of ransomware victims succumb to paying ransoms

  • ‘Application containers’ and ‘mobile devices’ are this year’s weakest links

  • ‘Too much data to analyze’ is the greatest inhibitor to IT security’s success

  • ‘Security analytics’ is the most-wanted security technology for 2019

The Cyberthreat Defense Report provides the most geographically comprehensive view of IT security perceptions in our industry. Download your complimentary copy now!

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