Cybersecurity Survey: Industry Professionals Report Rising Threats, Rising Costs
2018 Cybersecurity Industry Professional Survey
We are pleased to announce the results of SharesPost’s Cybersecurity Industry Professional Survey. In our 2018 survey, we received 372 complete responses, and were effectively able to gauge the current state of the cybersecurity market from the people who help oversee cybersecurity.
We created the SharesPost Cybersecurity Industry Professional Survey with the basic objective of testing trends in cyber breaches, and corporate cybersecurity initiatives. We also asked questions about cybersecurity vendors and cybersecurity insurance.
372 survey responses, based on an estimated sample population of 20 million active U.S. companies, 95% confidence level
Using Pulse Q&A and SurveyGizmo, SharesPost conducted the online survey between April and May 2018. We received 372 survey responses and preserved their anonymity. Based on an estimated sample population of 20 million active U.S. companies (non-shell companies), we estimate the survey’s margin of error at ± 5 percent, with a 95 percent confidence level. These estimates assume a reflective sample group and may not accurately reflect certain biases introduced by non-probability sampling methods. In addition to sampling error, how we word questions and other practical difficulties can introduce error or bias into the findings. Therefore, actual trends we observed from responses might reflect significantly larger ranges of error than those indicated above. Further information about survey methodology and additional survey results is available upon request.
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