Gartner Research

Communicating the Success of Your Security Awareness Program

Published: 01 May 2017

ID: G00315272

Analyst(s): Jeffrey Wheatman , Joanna Huisman


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



  • 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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