Cybersecurity Investments

Decision Support Under Economic Aspects

  • Stefan┬áBeissel

Part of the Progress in IS book series (PROIS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Stefan Beissel
    Pages 1-6
  3. Stefan Beissel
    Pages 7-34
  4. Stefan Beissel
    Pages 35-77
  5. Stefan Beissel
    Pages 79-141
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    Pages 143-157
  7. Stefan Beissel
    Pages 159-263
  8. Stefan Beissel
    Pages 265-274
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 275-281

About this book


This book offers readers essential orientation on cybersecurity safeguards, and first and foremost helps them find the right balance between financial expenditures and risk mitigation. This is achieved by pursuing a multi-disciplinary approach that combines well-founded methods from economics and the computer sciences. Established decision making techniques are embedded into a walk-through for the complete lifecycle of cybersecurity investments. Insights into the economic aspect of the costs and benefits of cybersecurity are supplemented by established and innovative economic indicators. Readers will find practical tools and techniques to support reasonable decision making in cybersecurity investments. Further, they will be equipped to encourage a common understanding using economic aspects, and to provide cost transparency for the senior management.


Cybersecurity investment Cybersecurity investment lifecycle Cybersecurity risk Cybersecurity risk mitigation Decision theory Safeguard

Authors and affiliations

  • Stefan┬áBeissel
    • 1
  1. 1.Bergisch GladbachGermany

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