You’re in the market for a cybersecurity solution that aligns with the business’ priorities and budget. Sounds simple, right? So, you start talking to companies, collecting quotes, and comparing your options to determine the smartest deal. When choosing which cybersecurity solution to purchase, it’s important to not only look at the product’s direct costs (purchase price), but also at its indirect costs like skills, training, maintenance, licensing, and product life span which together make up the Return on Investment (ROI). The ROI looks at the cost of owning an asset long-term by assessing both its purchase price and ongoing operational costs (staff, training, etc.).