Careers Slideshow: Security Pros Give Security Poor Marks

By Dennis McCafferty  |  Posted 06-07-2010

Security Pros Give Security Poor Marks

Nearly 60% of IT security pros feel security management process isn't coordinated or is just "reactive triage."

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61% say their IT security process is not considered effective among internal customers/stakeholders.

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11% believe their IT security process is considered very effective.

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17% say processes are planned, documented and measured.

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Almost 70%say processes aren't consistently measured for results, if measured at all.

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14% say measurement is "heavy" and consistent.

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42% use four or more different products to address top security needs; 21% use just one product.

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80% say proactive process-improvement initiatives are either understaffed,inconsistent or non-existent.

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