Cisco Cybersecurity Reports

Break down cybersecurity silos: It's possible in our new cybersecurity report, "Simplify to Secure."

Simplify to Secure

A platform approach to cybersecurity: Find out why your organization should strive for integrated cybersecurity and learn the practical steps you can take to accomplish it.

Featured recent releases

Big Security in a Small Business World

Cisco's new 2020 SMB security report busts 10 myths about how small businesses are tackling cybersecurity.

The Security Bottom Line

Big risk, little budget? Get our tips for low-cost security.

From privacy to profit

Is data privacy a good investment? Read Cisco's 2020 Data Privacy Benchmark Study to find out.

Get our report on consumers' view of data privacy

Cisco's survey of attitudes about privacy highlights the emergence of "privacy-active" consumers.  

Report spotlight: CISO Benchmark 2020

The new survey results are in. Evaluate how your organization compares to our industry benchmarks.

About the Cisco cybersecurity report series

Over the past decade, Cisco has published a wealth of security and threat intelligence information for security professionals interested in the state of global cybersecurity. These comprehensive reports have provided detailed accounts of threat landscapes and their effects on organizations, as well as best practices to defend against the adverse impacts of data breaches.

In our new approach to thought leadership, Cisco Security is publishing a series of research-based, data-driven studies. We've expanded the number of titles to include different reports for security professionals with different interests. Calling on the depth and breadth of expertise from threat researchers and innovators in the security industry, the reports in each year's series include the Data Privacy Benchmark StudyThreat Report, and CISO Benchmark Study, with others published throughout each year.

Report archive

Threats of the Year 2019

Our end-of-year report looks at the most significant cyber threats of 2019, including DNS hijacking and targeted ransomware.

Hunting for hidden threats

We explore the ins and outs of threat hunting and provide a how-to guide for creating a threat-hunting team at your organization.

Threat report: defending against today's critical threats

In our recent threat intelligence report, we analyzed the past to anticipate future cybersecurity trends.

CISO Benchmark Report 2019

Learn about privacy, data protection trends, and best practices for enterprise governance, risk, and compliance in the 2019 Cisco Data Privacy Benchmark Study.