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10 tips to secure funding for a security program

Ask any cyber security specialist what their biggest challenge is, and you will get a variety of answers -- ranging from strengthening network security, to managing internal threats, to protecting against cyber espionage. But upon further investigation, you may be surprised to learn that the unanimous pick for the biggest challenge cybersecurity professionals face is simply getting the funding necessary to carry out a security program. There are a great deal of resources and technical support available on how to deal with the never-ending list of threats that arise daily; and we have plenty of opportunities to learn and digest security best practices. However, little information or guidance is available to prepare one for the dreaded budget discussion when new or continued funding is necessary to maintain a strong cyber security posture.

Written by Dominic Nessi19 April 13 17:49