"The 2014 study continues to see security budgets rise for most, but also shows an outsized role for compliance in security," said Daniel Kennedy, TheInfoPro's Research Director for Information Security & Networking. "Thirty-eight percent
(38%) of enterprises saw budget increases specifically to deal with compliance projects - the same percentage that reported the most common way for security projects to be initiated was compliance deciding they needed to be done."
Mr. Kennedy noted key trends from the TheInfoPro Information Security Study
-- Information security 2013 budgets continued a healthy multiyear run.