Security Metrics

ISBN-10: 0071744002

ISBN-13: 9780071744003

Edition: 2012

Authors: Caroline Wong

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Book details

List price: $42.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Osborne
Publication date: 11/10/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 7.25" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

Caroline Wong is the Chief of Staff for the Global Information Security Team at eBay and has built eBay's Security Metrics program from the ground up. She is well known for her expertise in the area of Security Metrics and has been a featured speaker at numerous industry conferences, including RSA, Metricon, the Executive Women's Forum, Archer Summits, and the Information Security Forum. Caroline is on the Program Committee for Metricon 4.5 and was nominated as a Finalist for the "One to Watch" Category at the Executive Women's Forum Women of Influence Awards 2009. She has contributed as a technical reviewer to the Center for Information Security Consensus Metrics Definitions and is actively working with the Cloud Security Alliance to define metrics for the cloud computing space. She has a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences from U.C. Berkeley, a Certificate in Finance and Accounting from Stanford's Executive Education Program, and is CISSP certified.

Why Security Metrics
Why Measure Security?
Why Now Security Metrics Are Needed Now
Essential Components of an Effective Security Metrics Practitioner
Commitment to Project Management
Decide What to Measure
Identify Core Competencies, Information Security Work, and Resourcing Options
Identify Targets
Get Started
Defining Project Objectives
Define Your Priorities
Identify Key Messages and Key Audiences
Obtain Buy-In from Stakeholders
Analysis Technology and a Case Study
Creating the Best Environment for Healthy Metrics
Define a Communications Strategy
Create and Drive an Action Plan: The Importance of Project Management
Secret Sauce: Lessons Learned from an Enterprise Practitioner
Improving Data Quality and Presentation
Resourcing Security Metrics Projects
Looking Forward
Security Metrics for Cloud Computing
Appendix and Glossary
Templates and Checklists
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