Everyone wants a neat set of industry-standard security metrics; however, this can be a mistake, because different organizations care about different things and have widely varying raw data sources. Security and risk management leaders must craft the most important metrics to their specific context.
- Rule 1: Determine Your Relevance
- Rule 2: Provide Context and Use Business Language
- Rule 3: Determine Whether You're Clear on Your Goals for Your Metrics
- Rule 4: Choose Metrics That Are Forward-Looking
- Rule 5: Security Metrics Must Be Pragmatic
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