The following white paper is available from the American National Standards Institute:
The Financial Impact of Cyber Risk 50 Questions Every CFO Should Ask
Cyber security is vital to America's economic well-being. Its importance was underscored in 2008 by U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff, who named it one of the nation's four priority security issues, alongside border security. Corporations use cyber systems to accomplish real-time tracking of supply chains, manage inventory, improve employee efficiency, generate on-line commerce, and more. Virtually every corporation has, by now, calculated the positive aspects of digitalization into its immediate and long-term business plans. Unfortunately, corporations have often failed to properly account for the financial downside resulting from the risks of cyber systems.