The Global State of Information Security® Survey 2016

About the survey


About the Global State of Information Security® Survey 2016

The Global State of Information Security® Survey 2016 is a worldwide study by PwC, CIO, and CSO. It was conducted online from May 7, 2015 to June 12, 2015. Readers of CIO and CSO and clients of PwC from around the globe were invited via email to take the survey.

The results discussed in this report are based on responses of more than 10,000 CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, CISOs, CSOs, VPs, and directors of IT and security practices from 127 countries. Thirty-seven percent (37%) of respondents are from North America, 30% from Europe, 16% from Asia Pacific, 14% from South America, and 3% from the Middle East and Africa. The margin of error is less than 1%.

The Global State of Information Security® is a registered trademark of International Data Group, Inc.