Gartner Research

IT Security Budgets and Staffing Projections for 2013

Published: 08 April 2013

ID: G00239780

Analyst(s): Jay Heiser , Rob McMillan, Eric Stegman


Gartner's IT Key Metrics Data and other Gartner survey research serve as general directional indicators of overall security spending and staffing levels. This research provides CIOs guidance for 2013 planning.

Table Of Contents

Data Insights

  • Information Security as a Technology Priority
  • Information Security Spending as a Percentage of Total IT Spending
  • Information Security Spending per Employee
  • Distribution of IT Security Spending
  • Information Security Priorities: Network Security Dominates
  • Information Security FTEs as a Percentage of Total IT FTEs
  • Not All Security Spending Is Captured
  • Security Maturity Is Not Improving, but Probably Not Going Backward Either
  • Methodology

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