State of Cybersecurity Automation Adoption in 2021

October 4, 2021

This research was conducted to understand the importance, challenges and trends facing cyber businesses when it comes to automating their cybersecurity systems. It examines what cybersecurity use cases or processes organisations have already automated and what they are planning to automate, as well as any barriers organisations have overcome. It identifies the threat intelligence capabilities firms already have in place, and their future expectations. It explores budget, skills, resources and issues around trust and assesses the outlook for cybersecurity automation.

Read this report to discover how CISOs and senior cybersecurity professionals are planning to accelerate automating cybersecurity in different use cases as the global economy recovers from the pandemic. As the distributed workforce creates an expanded threat surface, organisations are looking at ways to automate their security systems to proactively mitigate escalating cyber threats while supporting a growing hybrid work environment. But do they trust in cybersecurity process automation and is a lack in trust holding them back?


Leading security operations platform innovator, ThreatQuotient, commissioned a survey, undertaken by independent research organisation, Opinion Matters, in May 2021. 250 UK senior cybersecurity professionals from companies employing 2000+ people from a range of industries took part including:

  • Central government
  • Defence
  • Critical national infrastructure – energy & utilities
  • Retail
  • Financial services
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