It’s no secret that we’re living in a time characterized by tight budgets, layoffs and economic uncertainty. Boards and C-Suites are looking for ways to optimize what they already have, rather than spend on additional resources. In an industry like cybersecurity that’s full of confusing acronyms and new products that vendors promise will improve your organization’s security, it’s easy to get swayed into spending money on products you don’t actually need. Now more than ever, it’s critical that companies look inward to optimize the cybersecurity tools they already have, using a mathematical, fact-based approach.
Optimizing your security stack, and in turn, your budget, doesn’t have to be a guessing game. There are steps security leaders can take to determine the value of their tools to their organization and come to a definitive conclusion on what is really a “must-have.”