Insights by industry

Industry insights

9,600+ top business and IS executives across a range of industries answered more than 40 questions on privacy, security safeguards and strategic business alignment.

Industry insights

What is the state of information security in your industry? Our industry specialists break out the most meaningful findings by sector. Explore the data, and plot your organisation’s information security readiness relative to your competitors.


Aerospace & Defence

IS budgets are up 21% over 2012

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Automotive

Many automakers are failing to safeguard their customer data, and their IP

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Entertainment &
Media

Confidence in security measures is soaring in the C-Suite

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Financial Services

As the digital channel in financial services evolves, cybersecurity has become a business risk, not just a technical risk

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Healthcare Providers

Worries about safeguarding patient health data are driving IS spending

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Industrial Products

Security incidents have doubled in the past 12 months

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Oil & Gas

Average financial losses are up a staggering 470% over last year

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Pharmaceuticals

Security budgets now average $4 million, up 19% over 2012

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Power & Utilities

More than half have deployed new measures against advanced persistent threats

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Public Sector

Loss or damage of internal records jumped by more than 60% over 2012

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Retail & Consumer

Despite an elevated threat landscape, most have still not classified the business value of their data

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Technology

80% of technology respondents say their security activities are effective, and top executives are even more confident

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Telecommunications

Detected security incidents are down, security budgets are up

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