Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity Challenges for the Decade Ahead

April 3, 2020 / Comments Off on Cybersecurity Challenges for the Decade Ahead

Cybersecurity is constantly developing and evolving to new threats and increasingly sophisticated hacks and hackers, with the next decade set to present a host of new challenges. On average, companies spent $9.6m on cybersecurity last year. That ranged from $0.6m for those with less than $1b in revenue to a whopping $29.2m for firms with […]

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The Current State of Cybersecurity Performance

February 21, 2020 / Comments Off on The Current State of Cybersecurity Performance

For this Present Value post, members of ESI’s thought leadership team sit down with the experts behind Driving Cybersecurity Performance to examine the state of cybersecurity practices and the growing trends impacting the industry. Driving Cybersecurity Performance is the latest multi-client study from ESI ThoughtLab. The study will include an in-depth global survey of CISOs […]

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Industry Experts Join Forces to Develop a Results-Driven Approach to Cybersecurity

December 11, 2019 / Comments Off on Industry Experts Join Forces to Develop a Results-Driven Approach to Cybersecurity

ESI ThoughtLab launches a cutting-edge, global research initiative December 11, 2019 (Philadelphia, PA) – ESI ThoughtLab and a coalition of leading industry professionals today announced the launch of Driving Cybersecurity Performance: Improving results through evidence-based analysis. This research initiative will provide executives with much-needed evidence-based analysis for understanding and benchmarking cybersecurity investments, practices, and performance results for their industries.   “With cyber risks rising […]

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A Sneak Peek at Driving Cybersecurity Performance

October 25, 2019 / Comments Off on A Sneak Peek at Driving Cybersecurity Performance

We are excited to announce the launch our latest multi-client research program, Driving Cybersecurity Performance. The nine-month long follow-up to last year’s global study, The Cybersecurity Imperative, is distinct from other research, as it will provide executives with a comprehensive analysis of the ROI of cybersecurity investments. What We’ve Learned Despite increased investment in cybersecurity, […]

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Companies Boost Budgets to Fight Evolving Cyberattacks

July 10, 2019 / Comments Off on Companies Boost Budgets to Fight Evolving Cyberattacks

Budgets will increase by 34% next year, according to a global survey conducted by ESI ThoughtLab and WSJ Pro Cybersecurity. Companies worldwide expect to boost their cybersecurity investments by 34% in the next fiscal year, after raising them by 17% the previous year, according to a just-released study covering 467 firms across industries and based […]

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Capitalizing on the Economics of Cybersecurity

May 29, 2019 / Comments Off on Capitalizing on the Economics of Cybersecurity

For most companies, analyzing the economics of cybersecurity is elusive—and as many have told us, more of an art than a science. According to our Cybersecurity Imperative study of 1,300 worldwide executives last year, only 29% felt that their cybersecurity metrics were well understood by senior management and the board. About three-quarters were taking active steps to improve these metrics.    One stumbling block is that companies often do not measure the full costs of a […]

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