2018 Big 500 Index Report

SecurityScorecard Big 500 Index

According to Cybersecurity Ventures, cyber crime-related costs to hit $6 trillion annually by 2021 and continued high-profile breaches in news headlines, more and more organizations fear that one cyber-attack can suddenly put a stop to the growth and profitability of the company-- and leading enterprises, like those similar to the S&P 500, are no exception. 

  • The Big 500 group ranked 12th when compared to 18 other U.S. industries in overall cybersecurity performance.
  • Seventy percent of top cybersecurity performers exhibited a lack of due diligence regarding patching cadence.
  • There were more than 100 million issues related to patching cadence found in the Big 500 group in a span of just five months in 2017.