Stories by Winn Schwartau

Security can be measured

Security vendors have long been criticized for making grandiose claims about the efficacy of their wares. They have taken to presenting return on investment (ROI) arguments to justify the sales of their gear. In his article Security ROI: Fact or Fiction?, Bruce Schneier makes this point and further argues, quite effectively, that calculating a specific product or solution's potential ROI "is mostly bunk in practice."