Full title: 1996/97 Information security status survey: Consolidated results.
Overview: The ISF's 1996/97 Information Security Status Survey was the most searching study ever conducted into the security of information systems in leading enterprises operating around the world. Surveyed organizations had a collective annual turnover of $450 billion. This report focussed on the general lessons that can be learnt about the effectiveness of information security arrangements and put forward a provides a new, quantitative yardstick - referred to in this report as the ‘benchmark’ standard - which ESF Members can use to reassess the condition of their security arrangements.
Published by: European Security Forum (ESF)
Date published: August 1997
Status: Available to ISF Members.
Citicus role: A founder of Citicus directed this study for and in conjunction with the ESF and was the principal author of this report. Another founder of Citicus contributed to the data acquisition and analysis.