Any good CFO will carefully scrutinize capital expenditures that don’t deliver a measurable ROI. However, if we have not yet arrived at Security Def Con Five, we are getting close. While it is difficult to quantify the value of advanced network security products and services, the alternative is leaving the window cracked for the hackers and thieves that want your data. As you remain status quo, they are becoming more creative and vigilant. If you are planning on a Cyber Insurance policy being your backstop, you may want to re-think that as a strategy.
This link will give you some sobering data: http://www.chainstoreage.com/article/report-fraud-attacks-spike-over-past-four-quarters