Five Security Budget Tips for 2011 - Slide 4

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A risk management - or more appropriately, risk avoidance - discussion should include legal and brand damage stories that may hit the news as the result of a security breach. When building your case, check out your competitors to see if they have had security issue stories. Also, there's always the latest poster company story that can be included, but even older security breach stories like ChoicePoint, T.J. Maxx or Heartland Payment Systems can help support your funding request.

During the good times, getting the security budget approved was relatively easy. But under much tougher economic conditions, the security budget comes under more scrutiny than ever because it’s hard to attach any specific return to the investment.

The folks at SunGard, an IT services firm, have come up with these five tips that IT organizations should use to remind the business side why it needs to invest in security.

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