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Risk and return

No security can ever be fully effective and businesses have to prioritise resources on the basis of risk.

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However, cyber risks can be hard to articulate and the impact of failures is difficult to quantify.

This section brings together publications and articles to help management and boards understand the risk and return of cyber security measures.

Cyber security – another view from the top

Kirstin Gillon reports from the second of our roundtable series on cyber security, with guest speaker Ian Livingston, exploring how boards are becoming more engaged in the need to protect their business.

From here to indemnity

With cyber attacks on the rise, the need for businesses to insure against threats is imminent. Arvind Hickman talks to the experts about why prevention is better than cure

Going by the board

In the first of a series of faculty roundtable discussions, information security professionals discuss how boards can help in the fight against cyber risk. This article first appeared in the September/October 2013 edition of Chartech Magazine.

Making the case for system safety

IT professionals often struggle to justify spending on information security for operational managers. Dick Price explains how a new ISO technical report might make it easier to stack up the cost of keeping systems and data secure.

Access all areas

Chris Potter from PwC explains the findings of the latest security breaches survey and uncovers some uncomfortable truths facing British businesses.