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Security Metrics as Part of a Comprehensive Risk Management Program (Symantec)

Published: 11 November 2010

ID: G00339899

Analyst(s): Information Risk Research Team


This case study shows how Information Risk organizations can select and depict top threats, organize around a security framework that cascades down from top-level threat categories, report operational status with key performance indicators that tie clearly to high-level risks, use a pragmatic, collaborative approach to identify metrics to inform KPIs, build a controls/assets matrix to enable aggregation of risk assessment information, and create presentations for senior executives informed by metrics and risk assessment data.

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