Research Report:
Survey Report: Need for Visibility and Efficiency Drives Rapid Shift to Detection

As cyber-attacks continually increase in complexity and effectiveness, security teams and technology providers are constantly reminded of the need to stay one step ahead of attackers. The purpose of this study is to gain valuable insight into how security experts are staying ahead of attackers and how, if any, changes in security spending are affecting their ability to do so. This study, sponsored by Attivo Networks, surveyed security professionals representing a diverse set of industries, including financial services, healthcare, telecommunications, retail, manufacturing, hospitality, and eduction, as well as a wide spectrum of sizes measured by both revenue and number of employees.

The results of the survey indicate that security professionals are experiencing a significant shift in security budgets from prevention devices to detection devices.