Skip to main content

The WiKID Blog

Viewing posts tagged Security and Economics

what-is-the-opposite-of-a-moral-hazzard

According to a recent study by researchers from my alma mater, the University of Virginia, the use of cameras to fine motorists who run red lights actually increases the number of accidents at those intersections. There are fewer T-bone collisions, but more rear-end collisions.

where-are-you-on-the-normal-curve-of-information

I recently was goaded into joining the IT Policy Compliance Group so I could read their research report entitled Taking Action to Protect Sensitive Data.

why-roi-is-a-crappy-measure-for-information

At a number of recent events and discussion forums the topic of ‘selling’ security investments to top management has been addressed. The question posed is that if there is no positive return from a security investment, how do security professionals propose a security solution to a CFO or CEO? What is the return on a strong authentication, a firewall or IDS system that neither saves money (except perhaps in employee time, an argument that may fall on deaf ears) nor generates revenue? Importantly to me, how can you justify the investment in strong authentication? The answer lies in what really creates value for an enterprise.

absorbing-the-cost-of-identity-fraud

Dave Kearns has a response to Robin Wilton's musings on user-centric identity prompted by a WSJ article on Monday about research from from Javelin Strategy & Research and the Better Business Bureau.

infoworld-on-how-to-become-a-great-information

Consistency, covering the basics and using metrics Great article for all management, not just information security. When problems crop up in management, it is usually because either we stopped doing some basic thing like cross-department meeting or it could have easily been avoided by implementing some new simple thing.

Recent Posts

Archive

2019
2018
2017
2016
2015
2014
2013
2012
2011
2010
2009
2008

Categories

Tags

Authors

Feeds

RSS / Atom