Data Overview Report

The State Of SMB IT Security: 2008 To 2009

Business Data Services North America And Europe

December 24th, 2008
With contributors:
Heidi Shey , Madiha Ashour , Chétina Muteba , Ellen Daley


This document gives highlights of an extensive data set collected across North American and European small and medium-size businesses (SMBs) via our Enterprise And SMB IT Security Survey, North America And Europe, Q3 2008. Hot topics include data security, application security, and managed security services, with additional focus on business continuity/disaster recovery, client security, and content filtering. Other areas of data and analysis include security budgets, what sources and channels SMBs prefer to purchase from, and sources of information that influence purchasing decisions.

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