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IT Security Metrics: A Practical Framework for Measuring Security & Protecting Data / Edition 1

IT Security Metrics: A Practical Framework for Measuring Security & Protecting Data / Edition 1

by Lance Hayden


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071713405
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 06/21/2010
Pages: 396
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Lance Hayden, Ph.D., CISSP, CISM, is a Solutions Architect and Information Scientist with Cisco System's World Wide Security Practice where he helps Cisco's customers make informed decisions about their security operations. In addition to his private sector experience, he teaches at the University of Texas and is a former HUMINT officer with the Central Intelligence Agency.

Table of Contents

Part I: Introducing Security Metrics;
Chapter 1. What is A Security Metric?;
Chapter 2. Designing Effective Security Metrics; Chapter 3. Understanding Data;
Case Study I: In Search of Enterprise Metrics;
Part II: Implementing Security Metrics;
Chapter 4. The Security Process Management Framework;
Chapter 5. Analyzing Security Metrics Data;
Chapter 6. Designing the Security Measurement Project;
Case Study II: Normalizing tool data in a security posture assessment;
Part III: Exploring Security Measurement Projects;
Chapter 7. Measuring Security Operations;
Chapter 8. Measuring Compliance and Conformance; Chapter 9. Measuring Security Cost and Value;
Chapter 10. Measuring People, Organizations, and Culture;
Case Study III: Web Application Vulnerabilities;
Part IV: Beyond Security Metrics;
Chapter 11. The Security Improvement Program;
Chaper 12. Learning Security: Different Context for Security Process Management;
Case Study IV: Getting Management Buy-In For a Metrics Program;

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