The research paper is looking at the economic valuation of encryption on data-in-motion, i.e. on software related encryption. In particular discussing the following services societies today are built upon: online banking/financial transactions; online e-commerces/retailing; ICT security revenue, employment and insurance; R&D investment; and consumer surplus. - The paper studies the historic developments in cost and return of encryption and its usage across various sectors.

Value for Dubai

In times of open and shared data, where cities, and in particular Dubai, are/is in the process of creating policies governing the use of data, it is worth taking a look at the ROI encryption had over the last decades. This paper outlines the different areas software encryption has become essential in our daily lives.