Latin America: insufficient cybersecurity budget for IT managers 2019

In 2019, roughly seven of ten IT managers surveyed in Colombia agreed that their cybersecurity budget (including people and technology) was below what it needed to be. Among both Mexican and Brazilian IT managers who participated in the survey, around 65 percent expressed the same opinion. Still, in all three countries over 80 percent of IT managers found it challenging to recruit people with cybersecurity skills.

Share of IT managers that deemed their cybersecurity budget insufficient in selected Latin American countries in 2019

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Release date

July 2019

Region

LAC

Survey time period

December 2018 and January 2019

Number of respondents

600 respondents

Special properties

among IT managers

Supplementary notes

According to the source, each figure features the "Percentage of respondents that agree that their cybersecurity budget (including people/ technology) is below what it needs to be."

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