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2019 Top Security Threats

This report reflects Securitas USA’s survey of a wide range of security managers and directors from Fortune 1000 companies and other industry participants responsible for the safety and security of corporate America’s people, property, and information.

The Results of Securitas' Biennial Survey of Fortune 1000 Security Management

This report has become an industry standard and is often used by corporate security management in a wide range of industry sectors for security-related data when making decisions relative to security planning.

Key Takeaways from the 2019 Report:

  • Of the 27 threat categories, 21 can be caused or committed by insiders
  • The issue of “Security Staffing Effectiveness: Adequate Staffing Levels” rose from 9th to 2nd place based on survey responses
  • Budget/Maximizing ROI, moved from 8th to 4th, according to respondents
  • There was a 40% increase – from 11% to 15% – in the number of corporate security leaders reporting directly to a CEO or president
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