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Net Present Value of Information Security: Part I
The net present value (NPV) of information security is the value that is created when barriers to ebusiness are removed through mechanisms that ensure business integrity, service availability and customer/consumer confidence and privacy. Information security NPV is realized when appropriate access is facilitated so that businesses can run seamlessly without interruption. Businesses thus need to discard the outdated view of security as simply an insurance plan against fraud; they need to view it as a necessary element for the long-term viability of new markets and to ultimately enable the New Economy to achieve its full potential.
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