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Joan Goodchild
Joan Goodchild
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6 Unique InfoSec Metrics CISOs Should Track in 2020

You might not find these measurements on a standard cybersecurity department checklist. But they can help evaluate risks you haven't even considered yet.

(image by Julia, via Adobe Stock)
(image by Julia, via Adobe Stock)

Security Team Satisfaction

Burnout is a well-documented hazard of the high-stress, high-stakes career of infosec. But what if there were ways to measure how staff members are doing in order to keep them happy?

Says Jason Albuquerque, CISO and CIO at Carousel Industries: "I would strongly encourage my CISO peers to seriously to look at personnel metrics. I think a lot about my staff and guiding them along their career paths, how we allocate their time to fully leverage our resources and not burn them out. We also set strategic KPIs around innovation and upstream communication."

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Joan Goodchild is a veteran journalist, editor, and writer who has been covering security for more than a decade. She has written for several publications and previously served as editor-in-chief for CSO Online. View Full Bio
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