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75% of security spending is going into compliance

Enterprises have increased their security spending by 1.6%, and 75% of that increase has gone into compliance initiatives, according to Nemertes Research.

Enterprises have increased their security spending by 1.6%, and 75% of that increase has gone into compliance initiatives, according to Nemertes Research. 43% of the polled executives are spending some of their budgets on anti-malware, 41% are spending on VPNs and firewalls, and 38% are putting money into intrusion detection and prevention.