Security metrics is the application of quantitative, statistical, and/or mathematical analyses to measuring security functional trends and workload. In other words, tracking what each function is doing in terms of level of effort (LOE), costs, and productivity. Security metrics management is the managing of an assets protection program and related security functions through the use of metrics. It can be used where managerial tasks must be supported for such purposes as supporting the security professional's position on budget matters, justifying the cost-effectiveness of decisions, determining the impact of downsizing on service and support to customers, etc. Security Metrics Management is designed to provide basic guidance to security professionals so that they can measure the costs of their assets protection program - their security program - as well as its successes and failures. It includes a discussion of how to use the metrics to brief management, justify budget and use trend analyses to develop a more efficient and effective assets protection program. It includes over 100 checklists, flowcharts, and other illustrations that depict examples of security metrics and how to use them. It features drawings, model processes, model procedures and forms that enable the reader to immediately put concepts to use in a practical application. It provides clear direction on how to meet new business demands on the Security Professional.
- Limba : Engleza
- Cuprins : Section I: Introduction to the Role of the Security Professionals and Security Metrics Management Chapter 1: The Security Profession and Its Role in Supporting Business and Government Agency Assets Protection Needs Chapter 2: Management and a Security Metrics Foundation Chapter 3: Policies, Procedures, Processes, Plans, and Projects Chapter 4: Security Metrics Management Program An Overview Chapter 5: Case Study: Measuring Costs of Security Chapter 6: Case Study: Six Sigma Section II: Administrative Security Chapter 7: Information Security Chapter 8: Personnel Security Chapter 9: Security Education & Awareness Training Chapter 10: Security Compliance Audits Chapter 11: Surveys and Risk Management Chapter 12: Corporate Assets Protection Program Chapter 13: Contingency Planning Section III: Physical Security Chapter 14: Guard Force Chapter 15: Technical Security Systems Chapter 16: Locks and Keys Chapter 17: Fire Protection Chapter 18: Executive Protection Chapter 19: Event Security Section IV: S
- Data Publicarii : 15 Dec 2005
- Format : Hardback
- Numar pagini : 352
- ISBN : 9780750678995