Benchmarking Security Operations

It’s not surprising, given the times we are in, that the Security Executive Council has received a lot of questions lately about how to use metrics to demonstrate cost efficiency. There are a variety of measures that accomplish this, but the ones that...


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 member organization for senior security and risk executives from corporations and government agencies responsible for corporate and/or IT security programs. For more information and inquiries on membership requirements, visit www.securityexecutivecouncil.com/?sourceCode=std. The information in this article is copyrighted by the Security Executive Council and reprinted with permission. All rights reserved.