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The Seven Sins of Security Metrics

How to create useful, trusted and up-to-date metrics for any stakeholder.

Implementing and maturing a security metrics programme isn’t always easy. There are plenty of things that can trip you up along the way. 

From stakeholders asking for metrics they don’t really need to receiving data that hasn’t been properly validated, there are things that we see time and time again.

In this guide, we explore seven of the most common challenges that we’ve observed, and explain how you can overcome them. Find out if you’re committing one of the Seven Sins of Security Metrics – and what you can do to fix it.