92% of Security Teams Lack the Tools Needed to Close Security Gaps, Research Shows

From securityboulevard.com

A global survey of IT professionals reveals that the vast majority of organizations lack tools to detect known security threats and close existing security gaps. More than half of IT pros indicated their security program lacks proper executive support.

In a survey of more than 300 security professionals and executives, LogRhythm researchers sought to find the root causes of stress for security teams, and solicited feedback on how IT pros believe they can fix their problems. It found 75% of security professionals now experience more work stress than two years ago, and 93% lack the tools to detect known security threats. In another key finding, 92% state they are still in need of appropriate preventative solutions to close current security gaps.

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