6% of survey respondents reduced their security budget in the last year.
65% of survey respondents kept their security budget the same over the last year.
19% of survey respondents raised their security budget in the last year, while 10% weren't sure whether they'd raised, lowered or maintained their security budget in the last year.
70% of respondents believed they would gain security expertise more quickly by using a 3rd party.
Only 30% of survey respondents use an outside provider for all or part of their security and compliance needs. 70% of survey respondents handle security in-house, despite the fact that 79% of survey respondents have no method in place to evaluate the risk or vulnerability of their infrastructure
Having a firewall gives you a layer of protection. Firewalls track and control the data entering your system.
While an Intrusion Detection System can help identify attacks, an Intrusion Detection/Prevention System can actually stop them in their tracks.
It's important to keep a close eye on activity within your system. Log management, file integrity monitoring, and regular vulnerability scans can help you identify potential threats.
Ask your hosting provider about solutions specifically created to help you meet PCI and HIPAA compliance.