KuppingerCole Report
Leadership Brief
By Christopher Schütze

Optimizing your Cybersecurity Spending

Prioritizing cybersecurity portfolio expenditures can be a very complex process. At best, the investments should be as low as needed but high enough to be prepared for future attacks and data breaches. In order to invest sensibly, companies must be aware of the challenges and trends. This Leadership Brief describes a few top-level challenges and recommendations when planning your 2020 Cybersecurity budgets.

1 Executive Summary

Most businesses are right in the middle of cybersecurity budget planning. Some are done, some will be later. This process is usually kicked off in the ...

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2 Analysis

Before you can optimize your cybersecurity spending, you must understand the particular challenges that your organization faces. As we saw in 2019, th ...

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3 Recommendations

Key challenges for investing in Cybersecurity

All these described challenges show that it is essential to make ongoing investments in cybersecurity ...

In the example two cybersecurity products are compared on seven dimensions. An investment decision should be based on facts and ratings. The dimension ...

The KuppingerCole Portfolio Compass above offers a good visualization and concrete information on which technologies or tools to acquire and upgrade a ...

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