#CyberHeadlines: Cyber Security Assurance Report Card

#CyberHeadlines: Cyber Security Assurance Report Card

Tenable Network Security’s 2017 Global Cybersecurity Assurance Report Card

In partnership with CyberEdge Group, Tenable Network Security published 2017 Global Cyber Security Assurance Report Card, in follow up to last year’s report. In this most recent report, they were not looking for actual effectiveness of solutions, but rather attitudes and outlooks of people about their cyber security readiness. Here are some of the most interesting stats:

  • Respondents asked to rate their organizations’ ability to assess security risk,s associated with 10 different IT components, is down 12% from last year.
  • The biggest drop in risk assessment was web applications, falling 18 points from 80%(B-) in 2016 to 62%(D-) in 2017
  • Japan was the least confident with an overall score of 48%(F)
  • Education and Government remained at the bottom, both with D’s
  • Retail came in the top spot for overall assurance, however only had a score of 76%(C) what does this mean for the state of cyber security?
  • US came in second place with an overall score of 70%(C-) a 2 point drop from last year; India being at the top with a final score of 73%(C)

You can find the entire report here: http://www.tenable.com/lp/2017-global-cybersecurity-assurance-report-card/

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