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In 2023, cybersecurity again ranks among the top of all business risks, as it has consistently done for many years.
We don’t expect the relative importance of cybersecurity on your Board or C-suite agenda to hinge on whether cybersecurity ranked #1 or #8 in some study. Our point is that in multiple studies which survey long lists of enormous risks facing our world and your business, cyber ranks predictably in the single digits and often the top 3-5.
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• Intangible assets are increasingly important in total company value.
• Intangible assets are in the crosshairs of cyberattacks.
This one-two punch is driving cybersecurity into a more critical role in protecting company value.
Evidence that the game has already changed is showing up in Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), owner exit strategies, credit ratings, and cyber insurance.
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This unique approach, with a known range of verified accuracy, was first field-tested on 12 Fortune 500 Merger and Acquisition (M&A) deals yet it also supports data-driven investment decisions for cybersecurity compliance.
Cybersecurity is a significant driver of buyer’s remorse in Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A). That’s no surprise when more than half of all companies have poor cybersecurity.
What’s needed is a way to rapidly assess cybersecurity costs early in the deal process. Our unique solution has been field-tested on 12 Fortune 500 M&A deals.
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While cybersecurity standards and best practices advise what to do, they rarely define how much to do. It is critical to understand that cyber risk can never be eliminated and, at a certain point, there are diminishing returns on investment. Setting the goal for what is “good enough” is both a business decision and a judgement call by experienced security practitioners.
Our cybersecurity maturity journey is the story of “how we know what done looks like”. The SecuriThink team has already made the journey so we can show you the way.