Our companies continue to get breached because we’re still not getting some of the security basics right. The good news is we don’t always have to buy an expensive software/hardware solution for every one of our technical security needs. Instead, by making some minor tweaks to our servers and implementing some free/open-source tools, we can gain a great amount of insight into what’s going on in our network – and even stop threats.
Security Metrics and Metric driven security programs are great buzz words. Unfortunately many professionals don’t understand the benefits of tracking and trending security metrics, don’t know how to collect them, and are at a loss on what actionable items they indicate. This talk will overview 20 top metrics, talk about their history and show how a few may be used to the benefit of a proactive, modern, security team.