The great security spend: Why is cyber-defence such big business?

“You saw IT spending dip during the recession years, but you did not see security dip,” crackles the voice of Jody Brazil, CTO and Founder of FireMon from the boardroom phone. “it’s because security is seen as a must-have, and whilst IT is of course one too, it’s one that measured by ROI whilst security is measured more by ‘How scared are you?'”