The results of our 2021 Security Technology Sprawl survey are in! We interviewed hundreds of security professionals at enterprise-level companies about their security tool usage. Findings reveal that enterprise security, which should be strategic, is oftentimes a game of chance. Burgeoning tool sprawl coupled with lack of strategic metrics and executive and operations misalignments hinder progress. But there is a way out of this quandary—improve efficacies of security tools, leverage automation to overcome resource issues, and focus on ROI-based metrics.
Download the report and survey results to learn about the current state of security at an enterprise and best-practice advice from industry leaders on how to raise performance and win at enterprise IT security.
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Key findings include
2021 ReliaQuest Security Technology Sprawl Report
More tools, more problems.
In fact, 62% of respondents say that there are more security technologies deployed than they need. As a company’s portfolio of security tools grows, the level of complexity in the security organization can grow, leading to missteps.