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10 benefits of security performance metrics for CISOs

August 22, 2023


Measuring security performance may not sound like the most exciting exercise on the CISO’s agenda, but the right metrics can deliver significant value to security leaders and go a long way to helping them tackle a diverse set of challenges. The intersection of modern security and business means there are multiple metrics that CISOs can use to not only measure and improve the effectiveness of their security efforts but also demonstrate valuable strategic alignment with an organization, among numerous other benefits.

However, to get true value from any security performance metrics, it’s important that CISOs avoid drowning in metrics that lack meaning or context, focusing on those that show how security is enabling the business.

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