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Cybersecurity Investments

Decision Support Under Economic Aspects

Authors: Beissel, Stefan

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  • Provides an essential understanding of the threats and safeguards in cyberspace
  • Introduces a lifecycle approach to cybersecurity investments, facilitating a structured decision making process
  • Presents well-founded decision making techniques, enhancing transparency for the management
  • Introduces calculation methods for economic indicators in cybersecurity, allowing readers to make verified financial evaluations
  • Includes best practices for risk analysis
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About this book

This book offers readers essential orientation on cybersecurity safeguards, and first and foremost helps them find the right balance between financial expenditures and risk mitigation. This is achieved by pursuing a multi-disciplinary approach that combines well-founded methods from economics and the computer sciences. Established decision making techniques are embedded into a walk-through for the complete lifecycle of cybersecurity investments. Insights into the economic aspect of the costs and benefits of cybersecurity are supplemented by established and innovative economic indicators. Readers will find practical tools and techniques to support reasonable decision making in cybersecurity investments. Further, they will be equipped to encourage a common understanding using economic aspects, and to provide cost transparency for the senior management.

About the authors

Stefan Beissel, Ph.D., MBA, CISA, CISSP, PMP, holds a professorship in Information Systems at a university of applied sciences in Germany. He has many years of professional experience in Information Security and IT Audit at internationally operating companies.

Table of contents (7 chapters)

Table of contents (7 chapters)

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Hardcover 72,79 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-30458-8
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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Softcover 72,79 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-80815-4
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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Cybersecurity Investments
Book Subtitle
Decision Support Under Economic Aspects
Authors
Series Title
Progress in IS
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-30460-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-30460-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-30458-8
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-80815-4
Series ISSN
2196-8705
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 281
Number of Illustrations
58 illustrations in colour
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