Recently, Brian, Dan and Erik had the great fortune to do a live version of the podcast at the monthly meeting of the SIM Detroit Chapter (https://chapter.simnet.org/detroit/home). At the close of that discussion, the comment was raised as to whether or not security should be used as a competitive advantage by businesses. The topic seemed perfect for The Great Security Debate, so here we are. In this episode, we cover:
Can security be used as a business differentiator?
SHOULD security be used as a business differentiator?
If security is added too deeply into the sales cycle does it incentivise the wrong behaviours just to make a sale?
How can we quantify the value of security in the purchasing process when it is not easily attributable to direct cost saving or value?
How do closed systems compare to open systems with regard to security?
How does the rise of customer trust as a key organisational focus indicate the use of security as a business differentiator?
Do the fears that using security as a differentiator means that the collaborative nature and history of security will disappear?
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