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What security metrics should I measure?

Working out how to navigate through commonly used metrics in the area of security

The purpose of this guide is to arm you with key questions and processes to help answer this question for you and your organisation, including a worksheet to assist in working through the measurement checklist with your own metrics.

Section 1: Establishing a meaningful measurement mindset – how to effectively constrain your measurement space.

Section 2: Measurement checklist – the questions you need to ask about setting up your metrics and measures.

Section 3: Case study – how this fits together in a real example based on user awareness.

Section 4: Maturing your measurement – overlaying basic metrics as building blocks to create richer analysis.

Section 5: Summary and further reading.

Section 6: Support worksheet.