State of Security Spending and Practices

  • By

    Ericka Chickowski

49 percent

49 percent

49 percent of decision makers felt that economic conditions were the most important drivers of information security spending in 2010, compared with 39 percent in 2009.
PricewaterhouseCoopers 2011 Global State of Information Security Survey showed that economic conditions have had a serious effect on IT spending. This annual assessment of security spending and practices across a massive group of IT and line of business leaders at companies worldwide reveals priorities in security spending as well as vulnerabilities that are left. This year's survey and report was based on the responses of 12,840 CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, CSOs, vice presidents and directors of IT and information security from 135 companies. Channel Insider investigates.
This article was originally published on 2010-11-02