Cyber Security | LATAM

Key Findings

Common reasons for breaches #

69% of the respondents reported internal process issues as the chief reason for security incidents.

Common reasons for security incidents - LATAM

Security issues faced in the last 12 months #

An equal number (31%) of respondents reported instances of DDoS attacks, data theft, unauthorized access, and OWASP related issues.

Security issues organizations faced in the last twelve months - LATAM

OWASP web application security risks #

Six of the risks listed in the OWASP top ten document received nods from 50% of respondents.

What OWASP issues organizations faced - LATAM

cybersecurity investment areas #

When it comes to strengthening cyber security, investment areas like cloud security takes the top spot (73%), followed by consolidation—54% of respondents chose identity management, threat management, and network and application security.

Areas organizations are investing in to improve security - LATAM

Risk Mitigation | LATAM

Key Findings

Infrastructure security risk mitigation #

85% of the respondents reported implementing VPN access as the top recommendation to mitigate infrastructure security risk, followed by having a solution for infrastructure security monitoring (62%).

Mitigating infrastructure security risk - LATAM

Application security risk mitigation #

83% of the respondents reported using a web application firewall (WAF) as the top recommendation to mitigate application security risk, followed by using external tools to monitor application security (58%).

Mitigating application security risk - LATAM