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Security Metrics

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The Definitive Guide to Quantifying, Classifying, and Measuring Enterprise IT Security Operations "Security Metrics "is the first comprehensive best-practice guide to defining, creating, and utilizing security metrics in the enterprise. Using sample charts, graphics, case studies, and war stories, Yankee Group Security Expert Andrew Jaquith demonstrates exactly how to esta ...more
ebook, 336 pages
Published March 26th 2007 by Addison-Wesley Professional
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Rick Howard
From my Terebrate Blog Site: http://terebrate.blogspot.com

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This book is a must-read for all cyber security professionals. It is not a part of the canon because it attacks a sacred cow of the industry—Annualized Loss Expectancy (ALE) as a means to justify your security budget—and the community has yet to fully embrace the idea that ALE might not be a good idea in all cases. But you should seriously consider this notion and this book is your gateway to do so. Consider it a Canon-Ca
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Nick
Oct 18, 2007 Nick rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: security, reference
As I said on Amazon.com, I liked it better than Cats! Security Metrics. It's interesting to read this and then talk to bankers and other end users of IT and see how it maps against the realities of the IT budgeting process. But Andy can write, and he knows his stuff, cold.
John Johnson
Apr 29, 2012 John Johnson rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A few years old now, but still very relevant. Highly recommended. I will be using this in my Walden Information Assurance and Risk Management class to emphasize the importance of using meaningful metrics well, and communicating them properly.
Dan
Mar 20, 2011 Dan rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: infosec
A for effort. It's hard to quantify some of this stuff, and for everyone who likes to poke holes in the logic, no one has proposed a better solution....
Hector Mansilla Arias Mansilla
Fuente de consulta para mi tesis, excelentes referencias.
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