The Security 500 Survey is now available online, and we want your input!

Why, do you ask? Check out our top four reasons to participate in the Security 500:

1) Benchmarking: Be part of a seven-year database of where security stands within top organizations. As a survey participant, the database will be shared with you in a confidential benchmarking report containing metrics within your particular market sector. Determine where your department ranks in terms of:

  • Brand Protection
  • Business Resilience
  • Corporate Security
  • Cyber Security
  • Information Technology
  • Intellectual Property Security
  • Investigations and more.

2) Stay Confidential: The published report in the November 2013 edition of Security magazine (and online at will not disclose your specific data or results, but detailed, key metrics will be provided in your own benchmarking report. Companies will not be disclosed.

3) Networking: Participate in the Security 500 Survey and get your complimentary invitation to the Security 500 Conference. This peer-to-peer networking event hosts a variety of speakers and panels, including discussions on GSOCs, cyber security, enterprise resilience and current events, as well as a presentation of the Security 500 Survey Results by Security publisher and Security 500 Founder Mark McCourt.

4) It’s FREE: We’re doing the work for you, and we don’t even send you a bill! The Survey, the Report, the November edition, and the Security 500 Conferences are all free to CSOs, Security Directors and security leaders.

This is an opportunity to show that your security program is among the best in the world – Take a few moments to fill out the survey or send it to the appropriate security leader at your enterprise. You never know: The results from this survey could give you the buy-in you need for your next project to keep the enterprise secure.