Cyberthreat Defense Report

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Register now to download CyberEdge’s ninth annual Cyberthreat Defense Report – 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:

  • 85% of organizations suffered from a successful cyberattack last year
  • A record 63% of ransomware victims paid ransoms last year, encouraging cybercriminals to increase their attacks
  • 64% of organizations have embraced API security
  • 84% of organizations are experiencing a shortfall of skilled IT security personnel; IT security administrators, analysts, and architects are in shortest supply
  • The typical enterprise IT security budget increased by nearly 5% this year
  • 41% of security applications and services are delivered via the cloud
  • Three out of four organizations have implemented or will soon implement SD-WAN, zero trust network access (ZTNA), and secure access service edge (SASE)

The Cyberthreat Defense Report provides the most geographically comprehensive view of IT security perceptions in our industry. Use the findings to benchmark your company’s security posture, operating budget, product investments, and best practices against peers in your industry and region. Download your complimentary copy now!

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Survey Demographics

  • 1,200 security professionals
  • 500+ employees
  • 17 countries
  • 19 industries
  • Key Industries


  • Manufacturing
  • Finance
  • Retail
  • Government
  • Health Care
  • Education

Countries Represented

  • Australia
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • China
  • Colombia
  • France
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Mexico
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Singapore
  • South Africa
  • Spain
  • Turkey
  • United Kingdom
  • United States

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