1st Edition

Optimal Spending on Cybersecurity Measures Digital Privacy and Data Protection

By Tara Kissoon Copyright 2025
    200 Pages 18 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    200 Pages 18 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    The aim of this book is to demonstrate the use of business driven risk assessments to meet the requirements within privacy laws.

    This book introduces the cyber risk investment model, and the cybersecurity risk management framework used within business driven risk assessments to meet the intent of Privacy and Data Protection Laws.  This can be used by various stakeholders who are involved in the implementation of cybersecurity measures to safeguard sensitive data.  This framework facilitates an organization’s risk management decision-making process to demonstrate the mechanisms in place to fund cybersecurity measures to meet Privacy Laws, and demonstrates the application of the process using two case studies:  CatchMyData and Rapid Cloud Migration.  This book also discusses the elements used within the cybersecurity risk management process and defines a strategic approach to minimize cybersecurity risks.


    ·       Aims to strengthen the reader’s understanding of industry governance, risk and compliance practices.

    ·       Incorporates an innovative approach to assess business risk management.

    ·       Explores the strategic decisions made by organizations when implementing cybersecurity measures and leverages an integrated approach to include risk management elements.



    Sherita-Tara (Tara) Kissoon is multi-certified I.T. Risk & Security Leader with twenty-five years of technology experience, twenty years of experience in the financial services industry. Tara’s educational background encompasses a Master of Science (MSc) in Information Security with Upper Class Honours at the University of London, Royal Holloway College, a Master of Business Administration (MBA) with Distinction at the University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management, a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and is licenced within the Life Licenced Qualification Program (LLQP).Details are located @ www.thevirtualmall.ca.