Metrics for Success: You Have the Data, but What Does It Mean?

How to disseminate and use your metrics data

Think about the context of our colleague’s focus: management wants a deeper dive on risk. Consider how Security’s unique, almost singular, perspective on risk can engage, advise and integrate its programs with the enterprise risk management strategy.

George Campbell is emeritus faculty of the Security Executive Council (SEC) and former CSO of Fidelity Investments. His book, “Measures and Metrics in Corporate Security,” may be purchased through the SEC Web site. ( The SEC is a problem-solving research and services organization focused on helping businesses effectively manage and mitigate risk. It provides research, services and tools to help security leaders initiate, enhance or innovate security programs; build leadership skills; and bring value to their organizations. The information in this article is copyrighted by the SEC and reprinted with permission. All rights reserved.