Information Security Budget

Assignment Content

This week you will use information from the previous weeks to complete the BCC Information Security Budget. The chief information security officer (CISO) is tasked with developing a budget to reduce costs and security risks.

Part 1

Create a 4- to 5-page BCC Enterprise Information Security Organizational Budget in Microsoft® Word or Microsoft® Excel® that includes at least three of the identified information security initiatives. The BCC Enterprise Information Security Budget must include the following:

  • Description of the BCC information security department
  • Current situation
  • Personnel
  • Operational situation
  • Operating budget
  • Future requirements

Summary of the information security initiatives planned for implementation, including any additional hardware/software purchases (including financial management tools), personnel, and training requirements

Estimated schedule for the planned implementation of information security objectives

Estimated annual operating budget for the next five years

Part 2

Create a 7- to 9-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation on a budget plan for an intrusion prevention system (IPS). The purpose of the budget plan is to provide a recommendation to senior leadership on the costs associated with implementing the IPS software. The IPS budget plan should include the following:

  • Title slide
  • Summary of the initiative and product
  • Cost-benefit analysis (CBA)
  • Total cost of ownership (TCO)
  • Return on investment (ROI)
  • Solution alternatives (if any)
  • Recommendation