Insights from the CyberEdge Cyberthreat Defense Report

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CyberEdge’s 2022 Cyberthreat Defense Report (CDR) has become the standard for assessing organizations’ security posture, for gauging perceptions of IT security professionals, and for ascertaining current and planned investments in IT security infrastructure. Now in its ninth year, the 2022 CDR assesses the views of 1,200 IT security professionals representing 17 countries and 19 industries, and Netsurion is proud to be a sponsor.

Key insights from the report:

  • 85% of organizations suffered from a successful cyber attack last year
  • A record 71% of organizations were compromised by ransomware last year
  • A record 63% of ransomware victims paid ransoms last year, encouraging cyber criminals to increase their attacks
  • 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