How do you calculate the ROI on cloud security costs?

What is it they say…you get what you pay for, right? In most cases, that is a spot on assessment but in terms of the cloud-based security, the numbers tend to add up towards the benefit of the user. But let’s get the whole idea of numbers down straight. It’s all relative. 

What is pricy for one organization is downright affordable to another, so in terms of costs let’s look squarely at the moving target of return on investment. What makes cloud security compelling is how the costs break down in terms of hard and soft cost savings.

First let’s compare apples to apples. I am not talking about just applying a single sign on solution or identity management, or even SIEM, but rather analyzing cloud security holistically. Each of these components are a growing necessity for any company who deals with proprietary data, responsibly …