In order to comply with regulatory obligations all financial organizations should encrypt sensitive and confidential data anywhere it might be found or sent. But the ROI is not just compliance. Encryption can not only provide a solid defense against data breaches, but it can generate a positive return and create new business opportunities that would not otherwise be possible.
This paper reviews four important points that should be top-of mind for any IT or line-of-business corporate decision maker:
- Reasons to encrypt content at rest and in transit
- Consequences of not encrypting
- Payback through new business opportunities
- Reducing corporate risk and cost