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IT Security Landscape in the GCC

IT SECURITY LANDSCAPE IN THE GCC THE RESULTS ARE BASED ON A SURVEY CONDUCTED BY GULF BUSINESS MACHINES (GBM) AND TARGETED A SAMPLE OE IT PROFESSIONALS IN THE REGION CYBER CRIME IN THE MIDDLE EAST 33 think the ME region 67 was no different than the rest of the world of respondents think the ME region was a prime target for cyber crime IN THE LAST 12 MONTHS RESPONDENTS ARE 33% 7% 5% 55% AWARE THAT THEIR ORGANISATION HAD minor accidental serious no security incident security incident security incident security incidents THE MAJOR SOURCES OF INFORMATION SECURITY INCIDENTS ARE 35% З6% 29% System failure or data corruption Staff related Unauthorized incidents (internal) outsider (external) 76% OF THE ORGANISATIONS CARRY A FORMAL REGULAR INFORMATION SECURITY ASSESSMENT TO PREVENT STAFF 18% Restrict Internet access 18% Block social networking websites MISUSE OF THE WEB AND SOCIAL 42% Block inappropriate websites 22% Monitor staff activity on the network NETWORKING SITES 42% OF THE ORGANISATIONS ARE SPENDING UP TO 10% OF THEIR IT BUDGET ON INFORMATION SECURITY RESPONDENTS AND THEY LIVE IN THE REPRESENT below 50 employees 50-250 employes FOLLOWING COUNTRIES DIFFERENT 13 26 ORGANISATION SIZES 250-1000 above 1000 employees employees 25 36 5% б% 6% 9% 10% 65% GBM July 2013 f gbm4ibm @gbmcomms %24 Oman KSA Qatar. Kuwait Bahrain UAE

IT Security Landscape in the GCC

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This infographic is based on a survey conducted by Gulf Business Machines (GBM) and targeted a sample of IT professionals in the region. It presents in general the sources of information security inci...


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