Measures And Metrics In Corporate Security

Paperback | April 10, 2014

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The revised second edition of Measures and Metrics in Corporate Security is an indispensable guide to creating and managing a security metrics program. Authored by George Campbell, emeritus faculty of the Security Executive Council and former chief security officer of Fidelity Investments, this book shows how to improve security's bottom line and add value to the business. It provides a variety of organizational measurements, concepts, metrics, indicators and other criteria that may be employed to structure measures and metrics program models appropriate to the reader's specific operations and corporate sensitivities. There are several hundred examples of security metrics included in Measures and Metrics in Corporate Security, which are organized into categories of security services to allow readers to customize metrics to meet their operational needs. Also supplied with the book hosted on a companion website are PowerPoint slide decks that can help practitioners build their metrics presentations and provide ideas about what can be measured. Measures and Metrics in Corporate Security is a part of Elsevier's Security Executive Council Risk Management Portfolio, a collection of real world solutions and "how-to" guidelines that equip executives, practitioners, and educators with proven information for successful security and risk management programs. Describes the basic components of a metrics program, as well as the business context for metrics Provides guidelines to help security managers leverage the volumes of data their security operations already create Identifies the metrics security executives have found tend to best serve security's unique and often misunderstood missions Includes 375 real examples of security metrics across 13 categories

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The revised second edition of Measures and Metrics in Corporate Security is an indispensable guide to creating and managing a security metrics program. Authored by George Campbell, emeritus faculty of the Security Executive Council and former chief security officer of Fidelity Investments, this book shows how to improve security's bott...

George Campbell served until 2002 as the chief security officer (CSO) at Fidelity Investments, the largest mutual fund company in the United States, with more than $2 trillion in customer assets and 32,500 employees. Under Campbell's leadership, the global corporate security organization delivered a wide range of proprietary services i...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:April 10, 2014Publisher:Elsevier Science & TechLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128006889

ISBN - 13:9780128006887

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Basics

Chapter 2: Types of Metrics and Performance Indicators Appropriate to the Security Mission

Chapter 3: Building a Model Appropriate to Your Needs

Appendix 1: Examples of Security-Related Measures and Metrics

Appendix 2: Trade Associations and Other Organizations with Security Voluntary Compliance Programs

Appendix 3: Sample High-Level Security Work Breakdown Structure

Appendix 4: Physical Security Cost Estimating Tables

Appendix 5: Risk Measure Maps

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"...a quick and high-level introduction to the topic of metrics and measurement...For those that are looking to create good security metrics, Measures and Metrics in Corporate Security is a good starting point." "This book is snappy - 'if you are not measuring, you are not managing' - and sets out how metrics (and workplaces do have data) are a part of doing business, not just security...Recommended reading."--Professional Security Magazine Online, August 6,2014