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Making the surroundings safe and secure is one of the top most priorities of both individuals and organizations. The way this issue is tackled however, differs in both the cases.
To talk about the security in organizational terms, 'information collection and preservation' is what the subject is concerned with. Often the IT (Information Technology) department is entrusted with the responsibility of taking care that only the relevant and useful information flows out of the 'legal outlets'.
Moving on, it is required that a 'quantitative eye' be kept on the procedures involved in this area.
This can be done by using metrics-studded BSC (Balanced Scorecard). These metrics are called KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) and are identified after carrying out enough detailed studies into the subject and decided for. The utility of these indicators lies in assigning values to these in the form of 'actual' and 'target' heads. These can be compared in later times to know if any deviation is taking place or not in case of 'security issue'. In case, any departure from the 'intended values' is occurring, one can correct these on timely basis and ensure that things are well within place.
This is the actual scorecard with Security and Privacy Measures and performance indicators. The performance indicators include: security and privacy scorecard, network service level, organizational impact of compromises, viruses detected.
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