Know what you need to measure and why, understand data, build output, interpret and apply results. Learn how we use a foundational approach to metrics to quantify the security risk and health of the business.
Learn how we have evolved our information security hygiene processes to integrate operational security risk, and to make those measures visible and actionable from the Board on down.
Learn how USM combines multiple sources of individual data to create high-value, actionable business metrics.
Learn how we capture and quantify losses from security incidents using ALE/ALR business risk management benchmarks to gauge the value of proposed cybersecurity tools and processes.
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Unified Security Metrics (USM) is a common set of high-value actionable business indicators that Cisco uses to quantify the security health of the company. Greater visibility of security indicators provides system vulnerability intelligence.