Strategic Security Survey: Global Threat, Local Pain

Highlights of exclusive InformationWeek Analytics research as it appears in "Global Threat, Local Pain," our report assessing whether the high-profile infiltration of corporate networks worldwide (Google China leaps to mind) is forcing execs to reconsider their security strategies and pony up related resources.

Our survey respondents ranked hackers, at 77%, the biggest source of breaches or espionage posing a threat to their organizations, followed by authorized users/employees (70%), application vulnerabilities (63%), external users (44%) and contracted service providers/consultants/auditors (36%). Said one poll respondent, "Outsourcing has been our biggest source of breaches and data loss."

Learn more about InformationWeek Analytics' Global Threat, Local Pain: 2010 Strategic Security Survey.

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