Insight

Balancing risk and value

Fiscally responsible strategies for the new reality

Rik Parker

Rik Parker

Principal, Cyber security services, KPMG US

+1 404-222-3000

Denis Berry

Denis Berry

Principal, CIO Advisory Lead, KPMG US

+1 312-665-2866


After years of growth and spending to establish tailored cyber security capabilities for unique risk and threat landscapes, economic turbulence is forcing many businesses to revisit cyber security program portfolios in search for opportunities to reduce operating costs.

In the current environment, no “back office” organization can expect to be shielded from budgetary scrutiny, including cyber security. This fundamental shift is widespread and places significant pressure on many CISOs, who need to continuously invest in their capabilities in order to maintain their defensive posture commensurate with the changing risk posture.