The 2021 Security Outcomes Study

Get proven success factors for your security program based on data from 4,800 security experts
We asked respondents about their organization’s adherence to 25 security practices spanning governance, strategy, spending, architecture, and operations.
We then asked about each program’s level of success across roughly a dozen high-level security objectives or outcomes organized into three main categories:
  • Enabling the business
  • Managing risk
  • Operating efficiently
Next, we conducted extensive multivariate analysis to identify security practices that correlate strongly with successful program-level outcomes.
We’ve broken down their answers into best practices, and determined which have the most impact on security outcomes and objectives.
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