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Leading IT security priorities for organizations worldwide in 2014

This statistic shows the most leading planned initiatives for IT security among organizations in Europe and North America, according to a survey conducted between April and May 2014. As of May 2014, 82 percent of respondents said that improving the security of customer-facing services and applications would be one of their organization's top priorities for the following 12 months.

Which of the following initiatives are likely to be your firm's/organization's top IT security priorities over the next 12 months?

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Release date

April 2015


North America, Europe

Survey time period

April to May 2014

Number of respondents

372 to 402†

Special properties

Security technology decision-makers

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

High/critical priorities - top five responses
According to the source, the base fluctuation is due to randomization of response options.

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