03/03/2010

Making Security Pay

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March 2010 Vol. 5, Issue 3
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Making Security Pay

 

Some say that security is an expense, not an investment; therefore, CEOs and other C-level executives shouldn’t expect an ROI from security. The role of security, says this contingent, is to identify the risks faced by a company – perhaps a company that owns and manages a portfolio of office buildings – and to manage those risks.

Those on the other side of the argument insist that the opposite holds true. Security is a business function, they say, just like marketing and manufacturing. What a company invests in business functions must produce a return, or the company won’t be in business very long.


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