2017 Nationwide Cybersecurity Review (NCSR): Summary Report

This summary report describes key findings from the 2017 NCSR.


This 38-page NCSR Summary Report encapsulates the findings of an extensive national survey that measures the gaps and capabilities of state, local, tribal, and territorial (SLTT) governments’ cybersecurity programs.

The results of the 2017 report are based on participation from 476 SLTT entities broken down into 45 states, 129 locals (representing 39 states), five tribes, and 297 state agencies.

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The 2017 NCSR marked the 6th year the NCSR has been conducted and the third year the same question set has been used, allowing year-to-year data analysis. For the purpose of continuous data analysis and trending, respondents are grouped into three main peer groups: state, local and tribal.