Strategic Security
Source: ComputerWorld - Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Security Christofer Hoff is on a mission. As the director of information security at Western Corporate Federal Credit Union (WesCorp), Hoff has launched an initiative to quantify the benefits of information security spending for business executives at the San Dimas, Calif.-based company.

The constantly evolving technology and threat environment and the difficulty of attaching a specific monetary value to information assets make it hard to come up with traditional return-on-investment numbers, Hoff says. So the focus instead is on gathering corporate metrics that show how the company can reduce risk exposure and avoid costs -- such as those related to virus attacks -- by implementing the appropriate security measures.

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