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SecurityScorecard Big 500 Index - A Cybersecurity Analysis of 500 Major Publicly-Traded U.S. Companies

With cybercrime-related costs expected to hit $6 trillion annually by 2021, many executives fear that a single cyber-attack can cause a sudden stop to the growth and profitability of the company – and large companies like those within the S&P 500 are no exception. In this report, SecurityScorecard evaluated the cybersecurity practices of 500 large companies representative of the S&P 500, including their performance against specific risk factors.

Attribution: SecurityScorecard

The General Data Protection Regulation - Should It Matter To Me and How Can Technology Help?

GDPR is a European Union regulation which affects global companies that collect data on EU citizens. With enforcement beginning May 25, 2018 and potential fines projected to reach millions of dollars for affected companies, ASG Technologies and the Financial Information Management Association (FIMA) offer a four-stage approach for complying with GDPR.

Attribution: ASG

Apptio: Automating Cost Transparency

IT spend has become one of the largest budget line items in companies today. IT organizations worldwide spent over $3.7 trillion dollars in 2013 alone. Despite the growth in IT spend, many IT organizations do not have the capability to clearly and easily articulate where that spend is going, how it correlates to the services they are delivering or what value the business is realizing from the services. In order to stay competitive, businesses are seeking ways to optimize and align.

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Apptio: Eleven Essential Metrics for Optimizing the Business Value of IT

In this primer, we discuss the IT financial metrics employed by many of today's leading IT organizations to provide better transparency and align IT to the needs of the business. We focus on the essential IT financial metrics that help you make better decisions and communicate with stakeholders in the language they understand. By reading this primer, you will better understand how to use IT financial metrics to improve the business value of IT.

Attribution: Apptio