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The Pressured World of a Security Pro

IT security professionals face an astonishing assortment of pressures, from threats to post-breach consequences to a lack of a skilled personnel. The infographic below illustrates some of the key findings from the 2017 Security Pressures Report from Trustwave, which polled 1,600 security decision-makers worldwide on the various sources of strain that affect you.

Some of the pressures represent a daily nuisance, while others may not be front and center, but always seem to be lingering in some way. Needless to say, there is a lot going on - and before you can meaningfully address ways to minimize these uncomfortable pressures, you must recognize what they are. We hope this infographic helps make you more aware what you may be experiencing and encourages you to take actions to overcome them.