Real Option Applications to Information Security.

Petratos, Pythagoras (2009) Real Option Applications to Information Security. Communications & Strategies, no. 70, 2nd Quarter.

Abstract

Real options present advantages over the standard discounting methods. In this paper we analyze them briefly and examine their potential applications on information security. The applications of real options on valuation of information assets, information security investment and capital budgeting provide considerable benefits. Finally portfolios of real options and other financial products can reduce information security risk.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Real options, information security, valuation, information security investment, capital budgeting, portfolio theory, information security risk, finance
Subject(s): Finance
Date Deposited: 28 Nov 2013 15:54
Last Modified: 02 Mar 2017 11:28
Funders: N/A
URI: http://eureka.sbs.ox.ac.uk/id/eprint/4917

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