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December 28, 2020 | Ilia Sotnikov

ROI: Expert Tips for Justifying Security Investments

The challenges of ROI in IT security Over the last few months, I’ve had a number of conversations about the need to justify security spending. This year has been tough for a lot of organizations, so IT budgets are generally not growing. Plus, the money already allocated often had to be...
October 5, 2020 | Steve Dickson

4 Questions CISOs Can Use to Get Executive Buy-in

All too often, the C-suite sees IT security projects as supermassive black holes that absorb millions of dollars but don’t give anything in return except a vague sense of security. CISOs, on the other hand, know that a strong cybersecurity posture can do far more than reduce the likelihood of...
December 12, 2018 | Matt Middleton-Leal

Three Steps to Justify an Investment in IT Security

Since there is no such thing as 100% security, investments in it never seem to be enough. In regards to budgeting, the role of a CISO is to prioritize available resources based on the IT risks the organization faces and justify additional investments when needed to the executives. Easier said than...
December 7, 2020 | Matt Middleton-Leal

How to Calculate Return on Security Investment

During my 20+ year career in IT, I have been involved in projects from many different angles. I have been an end user and a consultant; I have managed technology and I have sold it. But throughout it all, there has been one constant challenge:  How to assess the return on investment for a...
July 6, 2020 | Sarah Greesonbach

ROI Calculator: Evaluate Efficiency of Investment in Security Software

Every business leadership team wants to see a return on its investments. From hiring valuable employees who deliver on projects to securing resources that allow those employees to do their jobs, every cost needs to have a purpose -- and investing in security software is no different. Why does...
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