Friday, February 06, 2009

Metric data 'challenges'

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Information Systems Security
Nina Godbole

Switch to security metric scorecards

Security managers are increasingly turning to security metric scorecards, hoping to produce business cases for spending and to drive accountability outward to business units, writes Nina Godbole in Information Systems Security. She explains how these scorecards identify key risks within the organisation, target remediation/mitigation action, measure internal compliance with organisational poli cy, discover internal process breakdown, and take advantage of security-related sunk costs.


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