Many companies feel that information security and compliance spending is a necessary evil and just another cost of doing business. However, Corsis has found that with the right planning and implementation, investment in information security technologies can yield valuable opportunities and attract customers.
Using Corsis+Data, we recently analyzed 40 technology service organizations with revenues ranging from $30 million to $100 million across many industries. What we found was that companies with the highest score exhibited several common traits. These companies deploy technologies and provide independent oversight that automate and enforce security measures to ensure compliance with regulations and best practices. They have turned this expense category into an asset that can attract customers and provide confidence to investors. Below are the top five things that high-scoring companies are doing: