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Network Security is of utmost importance to organizations as this aspect determines the 'amount' and 'direction' of information flow.
'Information', as has been found is the strongest support of a firm as chances of decisions turning 'fruitful' depends on how much information the seeker can lay hands on, at any given instance.
Concluding from this, one gets that any compromise or slack in this subject of Network safety can create huge problems for the organization. This area is concerned with constructing concrete 'technical boundaries' around the 'information pool'.
Also, the efficiency of IT department can be largely determined from the degree of 'security the organizational network has'. The approach often adopted by managers is bi-directional in nature- 'constructing a suitable network infrastructure' and 'coming up with a related group of policies' with a common aim of making sure that no 'unauthorized element manages to jump the safety measures'.
This makes it mandatory enough to initiate a search for an efficient performance management tool. Often organizations have found an answer to this question in the form of Balanced Scorecard. This is used for collecting together the KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) that matter to the organizational progress or growth. By packing these indicators together, one can effectively look forward to organizational network security management.
This is the actual scorecard with Network Security Performance Indicators and performance indicators. The performance indicators include: security measures structure perspective, number of security monitoring and auditing tools, os- specific security equipment, intrusion detection status, authentication toolsâ€™ potency, internal operations perspective, security policy compliance, network coverage ratio, updates frequency, equipment and devices investment, network assessment perspective, node synchronization degree, frequency of password change, sus potential, frequency of security tests, mechanisms performance perspective, drop in data leakage instances, pre: post security mechanisms scenario, feedback degree, security awareness rise.
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