The first question to answer in putting a security business case together is, “What problem are we trying to solve?” Based on the tumultuous impact that the COVID-19 pandemic wrought on the world during 2020, it is reasonable to assume that c-suite executives now understand the need for an effective, efficient, adaptable, and extensible security posture. However, security investments still need organizational and strategic alignment to be compelling enough to compete for limited business resources.
Examples of business reasons that can strengthen a security business case, which is not mutually exclusive, are; Automation for Superior Operational Resilience. Digital Transformation and Insightful Data. Enriched Duty of Care.