Gartner Research

Communicating the Success of Your Security Awareness Program

Published: 01 May 2017

ID: G00315272

Analyst(s): Jeffrey Wheatman, Joanna Huisman

Summary

Quantifying your organization's adherence to security policies, practices and awareness reveals where employees can better contribute to overall security. Security and risk management leaders must use metrics in a program that reinforces behaviors critical to protecting systems, employees and data.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Utilize Data to Present Security as Management of Risks
  • Structure Awareness Activities to Support Shared, Persistent Quantitative and Qualitative Metrics
  • Communicate the Risks of Not Taking Action
  • Plan Interactive Training and Awareness Programs to Increase Engagement

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