TechValidate Research on SonicWall

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A Cloudy Forecast

What percentage of your environment requires cloud or virtual security offerings?

Less than 10%
34%
25% to 49%
21%
10% to 24%
20%
50% to 74%
13%
75% to 99%
8%
100%
3%

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Trying to Keep Up

If you manage your own cybersecurity strategy, what are your major issues to address the growing cybersecurity demands?

Keeping up with changing security landscape
74%
Staying current with the vendor vulnerabilities
48%
Training employees
48%
Inadequate budget
35%
Changing organizational requirements
27%
Inability to hire and/or train fast enough
26%

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More Money, More Problems?

To meet growing cybersecurity demands, would you describe your current IT/cybersecurity budget as:

Adequate: 56%
Inadequate: 41%
More than what we can spend: 3%

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Industry Split on Cybersecurity Headcount Needs

To meet cybersecurity demands, would you describe your current IT headcount and/or cybersecurity personnel as:

Adequate: 51%
Inadequate: 46%
We have too many headcount: 3%

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Never Stop Patching

How does your organization prioritize deploying critical patches?

2-3 days after patch release
26%
Within the first 24 hours of patch release
22%
4-7 days after patch release
21%
Only after we have QA’d the patch ourselves
13%
When we have time to do it
12%
We don’t have a set policy
6%

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Cyber Threats Are Must-Read News … Or Are They?

Do you actively keep current with the latest cybersecurity news, threat actor behavior, product vulnerabilities, breaches, etc.?

Yes, it’s required in today’s environment: 48%
Only for the major stories and/or attacks: 42%
No, I don’t have the time or resources: 7%
Rarely: 2%
Never: 0%

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Which threats are you most concerned about?

Financially motivated attacks (e.g., ransomware)
89%
State-sponsored attacks
43%
Insider threats (e.g., disgruntled employees)
34%
Weakness in supply chain or partner networks
33%
Hacktivist (e.g., social justice)
20%
Espionage from competitors
12%

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Ransomware Still Top of Mind 2022

Which types of cyberattacks are you most concerned about?

Ransomware
91%
Phishing and spear-phishing
76%
Encrypted malware
66%
File-less attack
39%
Memory-based malware
24%
Cryptojacking
23%
IoT malware
22%
Side-channel attacks
18%

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Concern about Cyberattacks Remains in 2022

Are you more or less concerned about cyberattacks against your organization in 2022 than previous years?

More concerned: 66%
Less concerned: 5%
About the same: 29%

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Advanced Threat Protection Is Critical

Which single challenge most influenced your organization to add SonicWall Capture ATP?

Protection against advanced malware or ransomware
53%
Protection against new, unknown or emerging attack types (e.g., zero-day attacks)
34%
Simplicity of integrating with existing products (e.g., SonicWall firewalls, email security, etc.)
8%
Real-time visibility and reporting via Capture Security Center
4%
Protection against memory-based attacks
1%

SonicWall NSa firewalls Customer Research

Which single challenge most influenced your organization to deploy SonicWall NSa firewalls?

Consolidating security and networking features in a single solution
28%
Lowering total cost of ownership
23%
Optimizing network security performance
15%
Providing greater scalability for network security
8%
Receiving satisfactory support and customer service
8%
Enforcing a uniform advanced security platform across distributed sites
5%
Easing central management of firewalls across distributed sites
3%

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Which single challenge most influenced your organization to deploy SonicWall NSa firewalls?

Consolidating security and networking features in a single solution: 24%
Enforcing a uniform advanced security platform across distributed sites: 20%
Optimizing network security performance: 13%
Lowering total cost of ownership: 12%
Easing central management of firewalls across distributed sites: 9%
Receiving satisfactory support and customer service: 9%
Providing greater scalability for network security: 5%
Other: 8%

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Top Reasons to Switch to SonicWall

What types of operational benefits did your organization realize following the deployment of your SonicWall NSa firewall?

Improved data protection of critical information
51%
Improved overall system uptime
43%
Delivered faster performance
41%
Met regulatory compliance standards
38%
Reduced IT infrastructure costs
34%
Lowered total cost of ownership
26%
Improved the efficiency of a business process
23%

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Why They Chose SonicWall

What type of cyberattack influenced your decision to purchase a SonicWall TZ firewall?

Ransomware
79%
Malware
77%
Never-before-seen/zero-day cyberattacks
44%
Encrypted threats
39%
PDF & Office document threats
39%
Cryptojacking/cryptomining
38%
Non-standard port attacks
37%
IoT attacks
20%
Side-channel attacks
16%

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How SonicWall Impacted Our Business

What types of operational benefits did your organization realize following the deployment of your SonicWall?

Improved data protection of critical information
56%
Improved overall system uptime
50%
Reduced IT infrastructure costs
46%
Lowered total cost of ownership
39%
Delivered faster performance
38%
Improved the efficiency of a business process
37%
Met regulatory compliance standards
36%



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