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Initiating a Security Metrics Program: Key Points to Consider

In this podcast, Samuel Merrell explains that a sound security metrics program should select data relevant to consumers from repeatable processes.

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A sound security metrics program is grounded in selecting data that is relevant to consumers and collecting it from repeatable processes.

About the Speaker

Samuel A. Merrell

Sam Merrell is an SEI alumni employee.

Sam Merrell is a member of the technical staff in the CERT Program at the Software Engineering Institute (SEI). As a part of the Survivable Enterprise Management Team, Merrell works with organizations to improve their information security management practices. This work has included …

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Julia H. Allen

Julia Allen is an SEI alumni employee.

Julia Allen is a principal researcher within the CERT® Division at the Software Engineering Institute (SEI), a unit of Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA. Allen’s areas of interest include operational resilience, security governance, and measurement and analysis. Prior to this technical assignment, …

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