Selecting Optimal Subset of Security Controls

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Abstract

Choosing an optimal investment in information security is an issue most companies face these days. Which security controls to buy to protect the IT system of a company in the best way? Selecting a subset of security controls among many available ones can be seen as a resource allocation problem that should take into account conflicting objectives and constraints of the problem. In particular, the security of the system should be improved without hindering productivity, under a limited budget for buying controls. In this work, we provide several possible formulations of security controls subset selection problem as a portfolio optimization, which is well known in financial management. We propose approaches to solve them using existing single and multiobjective optimization algorithms.

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Yevseyeva, I., Basto-Fernandes, V., Emmerich, M., & Van Moorsel, A. (2015). Selecting Optimal Subset of Security Controls. In Procedia Computer Science (Vol. 64, pp. 1035–1042). Elsevier B.V. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.procs.2015.08.625

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