This site uses cookies to provide you with a more responsive and personalised service. By using this site you agree to our use of cookies. Please read our cookie notice for more information on the cookies we use and how to delete or block them.

Bookmark Email Print page

2009 Consumer Business Security Survey

Taking the longer term view

cover

Background

The second annual Consumer Business Security Survey allows companies in the industry to understand current security issues and provide a benchmark to their peers.

Deloitte have seen a real improvement in several areas of security over the past twelve months – a recognition perhaps of media coverage on data loss incidents still has the attention of senior management.

  • Over half of the companies interviewed have experienced project cuts as the result of the economic downturn
  • 91% of consumer businesses have experienced at least one information security breach in the last 12 months, a 27% increase from last year
  • 48% of CB companies anticipate that social engineering will be a major threat to security in 2009
  • 96% of consumer businesses have third parties with access to their customer data
  • 57% do not carry out periodic security assessments once third parties have been engaged
  • 74% of companies do not have a defined information security training and awareness programme
  • 43% of CB companies have a formally defined information security strategy, compared with 20% last year

Download

Download  2009 Consumer Business Security Survey (PDF)

Share this page

Email this Send to LinkedIn Send to Facebook Tweet this More sharing options
Follow:

Get in touch

More on Deloitte