Security Metrics Management, Measuring the Effectiveness and Efficiency of a Security Program, Second Edition details the application of quantitative, statistical, and/or mathematical analyses to measure security functional trends and workload, tracking what each function is doing in terms of level of effort (LOE), costs, and productivity.
This fully updated guide is the go-to reference for managing an asset protection program and related security functions through the use of metrics. It supports the security professional's position on budget matters, helping to justify the cost-effectiveness of security-related decisions to senior management and other key decision-makers.
The book is designed to provide easy-to-follow guidance, allowing security professionals to confidently measure the costs of their assets protection program - their security program - as well as its successes and failures. It includes a discussion of how to use the metrics to brief management, build budgets, and provide trend analyses to develop a more efficient and effective asset protection program.
- Examines the latest techniques in both generating and evaluating security metrics, with guidance for creating a new metrics program or improving an existing one
- Features an easy-to-read, comprehensive implementation plan for establishing an asset protection program
- Outlines detailed strategies for creating metrics that measure the effectiveness and efficiency of an asset protection program
- Offers increased emphasis through metrics to justify security professionals as integral assets to the corporation
- Provides a detailed example of a corporation briefing for security directors to provide to executive management
1. Security Metrics Management Program-An Overview 2. Corporate Assets Protection Program 3. Personnel Security 4. Information Security 5. Security Compliance Audits 6. Security Education and Awareness 7. Surveys and Risk Management 8. Contingency Planning 9. The Guard Force 10. Technical Security Systems 11. Locks and Keys 12. Fire Protection 13. Event Security 14. Executive Protection 15. Investigations and Noncompliance Inquiries 16. Government Security 17. Information Systems Security 18. Mergers, Acquisitions, or Divestitures Security 19. Outsourcing 20. A Look into the Future
Dr. Gerald L. Kovacich has more than 40 years of experience in industrial, business and government security, investigations, information systems security, and information warfare, both in the U.S. Government as a special agent, in international corporations, and subsequently as an international consultant and lecturer. He retired as the Information Warfare Technologist, Northrop Grumman Corporation to pursue a career as an international consultant, lecturer and writer.
Edward Halibozek is currently a security consultant and part-time instructor for California State University, Fullerton. He retired from Northrop Grumman Corporation in August, 2011 after more than 26 years with the company. His most recent position was the Vice President of Security. Mr. Halibozek chaired the Northrop Grumman Security Council, which is the company's key deliberative body for security, contingency planning, investigations and fire services. He was also responsible for Executive Protection services. Mr. Halibozek served as a member of the National Industrial Security Program Policy Advisory Council (NISPAC). Mr. Halibozek holds a Master of Science degree in Criminal Justice from California State University and an MBA from Pepperdine University.