By Tony Cole, CTO, Attivo Networks Last year Gartner estimated cybersecurity spending to grow to $124 Billion US dollars globally, and by 2021 to be over $170 Billion yet we consistently hear about major compromise after major compromise. What’s going on? Why isn’t the massive amount of dollars being pumped into our security infrastructure, paying …
‘Tis the season for building budgets, and security managers are under pressure to get the funds they need to protect their organizations. Of course this is easier said than done.
The road to budget approval is paved with difficult conversations between infosec professionals and business executives. If security leaders don’t convey their needs in an understandable way, they risk disapproval from decision-makers and, as a result, less security spend.