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Remove The Mystery From Security Metrics

Performance Management: The S&R Practice Playbook

July 18, 2017

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This is the Performance Management report in The S&R Practice Playbook For 2017.

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Difficulty creating meaningful metrics persists for chief information security officers (CISOs) despite a decade of discussion. Without good metrics, the security organization can't hope to participate in business conversations alongside finance and operations. This report is your complete guide to metrics CISOs can use to guide the security team's efforts, allocate resources strategically, and communicate results with stakeholders throughout the organization. We put aside platitudes like "talk to the business" in favor of detailed discussion points and practical, real-world examples. This is an update of a previously published report; Forrester reviews and updates it periodically for continued relevance and accuracy.

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Table of Contents

  • Security Metrics Still Baffle Most Executives
  • Create Security Metrics That Matter
  • Use Metrics That Show Alignment
  • Recommendations

  • Take Immediate Steps To Assure Strategic Alignment
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