Metrics for Success: Warning Signs for Security's Decreasing Influence

How can we tell if our corporate security program is effective? To start, we should be able to answer “yes” to these three questions: 1. Does management believe the program is adding value? Absent that, you are a liability in a competitive...


George Campbell is emeritus faculty of the Security Executive Council and former CSO of Fidelity Investments. His book, Measures and Metrics in Corporate Security, may be purchased through the SEC Web site. For more information on the SEC 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.