The Security Culture Report 2022

May 24, 2022

The Security Culture Report is produced annually by KnowBe4 Research, allowing us to analyze the security culture of thousands of organizations globally. It is the largest report ever published on this topic, with an increasing data set year-over-year. The report offers the reader insight into the state of security measures and their impact, through the human factor’s lens. As such, this unique report offers important information to the global security industry and should be used by top management within an organization to inform their security program improvements for 2022.

The first SCR was published in 2017, by the Norwegian research company CLTRe. After being acquired by KnowBe4 in 2019, the research unit became KnowBe4 Research, and is considered the leading security culture research organization in the world.

In the 2022 report, we introduce several new sections. For the first time, we can present security culture trends, exploring how industries change over time. We also presented data that helped explain the impact of the pandemic, and that should be used to understand how your industry sector performs. Additionally, we have added a regional breakdown, where we offer two different views into security culture around the world: 1) general security culture; 2) the impact that organizational size has on security culture globally.

The Security Culture Industry Benchmark offers a deep dive into each industry sector. We have made several changes to this section in this report, introducing trends and organizational size perspectives. The 2022 SCR is divided into the following sections:

  • Introduction
  • What Is Security Culture—Definition of: security culture, 7 dimensions of security culture and the Security Culture Index
  • A Global Perspective of Security Culture—Security culture as seen around the world. This section includes information on security culture based on organizational size and across regions.
  • Security Culture Industry Trends—The evolution of security culture over time
  • Industry Benchmark—Detailed information about each industry sector
  • Method—Shares data, tables and methodology
  • About—Information about the authors and KnowBe4

This report is robust in offering a lot of industry relevant information that we are certain you will find value in.

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Global Perspective, Security Culture, Security Trend