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Performance Measurement Guide for Information Security

The performance measures development process described in this guide will assist agency information security practitioners in establishing a relationship between information system and program security activities under their purview and the agency mission, helping to demonstrate the value of information security to their organization.


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This document is a guide to assist in the development, selection and implementation of measures to be used at the information system and program levels. These measures indicate the effectiveness of security controls applied to information systems and supporting information security programs. Such measures are used to facilitate decision making, improve performance and increase accountability through the collection, analysis and reporting of relevant performance-related data—providing a way to tie the implementation, efficiency and effectiveness of information system and program security controls to an agency's success in achieving its mission.

The performance measures development process described in this guide will assist agency information security practitioners in establishing a relationship between information system and program security activities under their purview and the agency mission, helping to demonstrate the value of information security to their organization.

The attached Zip file includes:

  • Intro Page.doc
  • Cover Sheet and Terms.pdf
  • Performance Measurement Guide for Information Security.pdf