Gartner Research

Peer Connect Perspectives: Security Matters to Safeguard the Business

Published: 29 March 2018

ID: G00356539

Analyst(s): Peer Contributors


In the wake of the 2017 Equifax data breach, Peer Connect members urge organizations to do more to secure their data than just remain compliant. IT security leaders must strengthen their security systems and collaborate with the business to gain support for increased security funding.

Table Of Contents


Peer Strategies

  • Ensure IT Processes are Up-to-Date
  • Security is Also a Business Problem
  • View Security Spending as an Investment
  • Key Takeaways
  • Other Resources

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