Outsourcing of IT security services worldwide 2014-2017

The statistic shows the level of IT security process outsourcing worldwide from 2014 to 2017, by service type. As of 2017, 47 percent of respondents indicated that their organization outsourced the IT security auditing process to a third party.

Percentages of organizations that outsourced IT security services worldwide from 2014 to 2017, by service

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Release date

February 2018



Survey time period

2014 to 2017

Number of respondents

2014 (n=1738); 2015 (n=2432); 2016 (n=2912); 2017 (n=3651)

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Security professionals

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