18 December, 2018 | 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...
11 December, 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...
7 August, 2018 | 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...
17 January, 2012 | Chris Rich

Recent Download Poll Suggests IT Spending is on the rise

In the month of December, we saw one of our most active months for software downloads. Prior to download, a web-based form asks each visitor to choose what motivated them to download the product from a short list of potential answers. One such answer common to all software downloads is simply,...
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