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Economic Efficiency Assessment Methods of the Information Security Systems


  • Joackim Kalamaris


Some of the economic efficiency assessment methods for the information security systems are considered in this presentation, having a direct practical application: the method of assessment of the aggregate value of the property; the method of assessment of the rate of return to investment, the method of assessment of the efficiency of investments, applied in the security technologies; the methods of the economic value added and of the economic value sourced; total cost of ownership; return on investment; portfolio management; real option valuation; system life cycle analysis; balanced scorecard; annualized loss expectancy; security attribute evaluation method; fault tree analysis;discounted cash flows.

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  • Joackim Kalamaris, 2009. "Economic Efficiency Assessment Methods of the Information Security Systems," Economic Thought journal, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences - Economic Research Institute, issue 4, pages 90-112.
  • Handle: RePEc:bas:econth:y:2009:i:4:p:90-112

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    • C12 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Hypothesis Testing: General
    • C88 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Data Collection and Data Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs - - - Other Computer Software


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