O'Reilly logo

It Security Metrics by Lance Hayden

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

CHAPTER 11The Security Improvement Program

Chapters 710 described a variety of security measurement projects, each developed using goals, questions, and metrics, and each designed to provide data and insights into the operational security of the organizations undertaking the projects. This project-centric approach to security is probably not that different from what you may be used to seeing in your own security operations—other than the specific goals for these projects, which all explicitly include measuring aspects and characteristics of IT security, and some of the methods used (not many in the security industry today are using qualitative narrative analysis as a means of understanding their security posture).

In most of the companies I ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required