Evolution and technology go hand in hand, but in the world of cybersecurity it’s difficult to keep pace with new obstacles that are constantly presented to security teams. The annual Cybersecurity Assessment Report provides critical insights into how organizations are navigating these challenges.


In its highly anticipated second annual report, Bitdefender, along with independent research firm Censuswide, surveyed 1200 IT professionals ranging in title from IT managers to CISOs in various industry sectors who work in organizations with 1,000+ employees. The survey was conducted in the following countries: USA, UK, Germany, France, Italy, and Singapore.

Key findings include:

  • Artificial Intelligence’s (AI) Impact on Threat Landscape: Over 90% of respondents express significant concern about the role of AI in evolving cyber threats.
  • Workforce Pressure: Over half of the respondents plan to seek new job opportunities within the next 12 months.
  • Rising Data Breaches: More than 57% of organizations experienced a data breach or leak in the past year, a 6% increase from the previous year.
  • Cloud Security Challenges: Identity and Access Management (IAM) and maintaining compliance are top concerns in cloud environments.
  • Lack of Regular Audits: Only 45% of organizations conduct regular audits and assessments of their cloud infrastructure


This report is essential for understanding the current state of cybersecurity and preparing for future challenges. Whether you're an IT manager, a CISO, or a cybersecurity professional, our findings will help you develop robust strategies to safeguard your organization.