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Security Orchestration and Automation: Closing the Gap in Incident Response

ESG surveyed 100 IT professionals with knowledge or responsibility for their organization’s incident response processes and technologies. The research shows that 91 percent of these people believe that IR efficiency and effectiveness are limited by the time and effort of manual processes. In addition, it found that 97 percent of organizations have either already taken steps to automate and/or orchestrate incident response processes, or plan to do so within the next 18 months.

Key Findings

  • 98% of respondents admit to having challenges with incident response capabilities.
  • 91 % of respondents said IR efficiency and effectiveness are limited by the time and effort of manual processes.
  • 91% of survey respondents said that their organization’s spending on incident response will increase over the next two years – 40% said that spending will increase significantly.

 

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