The CISO’s Guide to Metrics that Matter in 2020: How to Apply Metrics to Strengthen Security Programs and Articulate Value to Leadership

The security metrics that teams traditionally use at the board level often don’t translate into business objectives, creating communication gaps that leave CISOs struggling to explain the value and show ROI on their security investments. Consequently, security teams suffer from the inability to obtain increased budget or inversely create a false sense of confidence in security preparedness, all the while risk increases. By applying the security metrics that matter, CISOs can mature their security programs and articulate value to leadership.

In this paper, you’ll learn:

  • WHY traditional security metrics fall short of telling the full story of security programs
  • WHICH metrics have meaning for both boards and security teams
  • HOW the right security metrics can benefit the business