Nikk Gilbert, ConocoPhillips, Director of Global Information Protection and Assurance

Good Security Metrics Build Relationships and Trust

  • Metrics can be a great way to establish the CISO’s integrity within the enterprise.
  • Measuring metrics, both at the operational and strategic levels, is vital.

“What I’m trying to do from a strategic point of view is find those metrics that are really going to resonate with the business.”

For Nikk Gilbert, the secret sauce to success as a chief information security officer (CISO) is forging relationships. Metrics, he says, can be a great way to solidify those relationships.

This is an excerpt from Using Security Metrics to Drive Action. The eBook was generously sponsored by Tenable.