Annual amount per user for cybersecurity?





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VP of Global IT and Cybersecurity in Manufacturing, 501 - 1,000 employees
I had a third option which was $1500 but it didn’t display for some reason.
Information Security Managing Consultant in Services (non-Government), 10,001+ employees
This is a tough question. I am actually working on this now for a "startup" that is 7-8 billion in revenue in annual revenue. It really depends on who owns the Security applications such as training (could be HR), endpoint protection, secure coding scans (could be IT), etc. I would need to know the setup of your organization. 

For the org I am helping, I am leading the company to not have the CISO own more than the actually resources so the enterprise spend is closer to $500 or less per person. I like running a lean CISO office that is more governance, risk and compliance with oversight in delivery but not ownership of the tools. 

Having the CISO as a peer to the CIO and not in IT is my belief the best way to run an InfoSec office, which will directly impact the InfoSec operating budget.
Director in Finance (non-banking), 10,001+ employees
Build it yourself?  Far more expensive for both personnel and systems.  Using a leveraged outsourced partnership is far more economical, even if just for certain functions.  Still cannot outsource oversight and leadership though...
Director of IT, Self-employed

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