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7 Ways to Maximize Your Security Dollars (Dark Reading)

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Organizations are under growing pressure to extract more value from their IT security dollars.

Many have had to sharply increase their security spending in recent years to address new threats and meet compliance requirements. The proportion of the IT budget that is allocated to security has grown steadily at many organizations and now averages over 5.6%, according to Gartner. Some spend as much as 13% of their overall IT budget on security, the analyst firm has noted.