Intelligent CISO Issue 16 - Page 15

latest intelligence 5 ARGUMENTS TO JUSTIFY YOUR IDENTITY SPEND S pending on secure infrastructure is vital to protect any company’s plans for revenue generation and business expansion. But when increasing focus and budget for security initiatives, CIOs and CISOs are faced with competing revenue-generating priorities across the business. And when it comes to identity spend – which today make up less than 9% of the average security budget, despite its potential to prevent the 80% of data breaches caused by | Issue 16 compromised credentials – there’s often a communication gap between the value of security infrastructure and key business initiatives. PRESENTED BY Armed with an understanding of the following five key business drivers and how identity feeds into them, technology leaders can better shift the balance in their favor and make a stronger case for increased identity spending organization-wide. By connecting security with each business driver, the organization as a whole is better positioned to succeed. u DOWNLOAD WHITEPAPERS AT: WWW.INTELLIGENTCISO.COM/ WHITEPAPERS 15