Aligning Security Services with Business Objectives 1e

Aligning Security Services with Business Objectives 1e

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Aligning Security Services with Business Objectives presents the ways in which security practitioners and executives can convey the value of security services to business leaders using measures and metrics. This 42-minute proven practices presentation also addresses how to develop and manage security programs that enhance profitability and the company's ability to reduce shrinkage and loss. Presenter Richard Lefler, former vice president for worldwide security at American Express, defines the total cost of security services-broken down by fixed and variable costs-and points to example metrics that would demonstrate the business value of each service. This presentation is a valuable tool for security leaders working to align security with business goals as well as educators in the classroom. Aligning Security Services with Business Objectives is a part of Elsevier's Security Executive Council Risk Management Portfolio, a collection of real world solutions and how-to guidelines that equip executives, practitioners, and educators with proven information for successful security and risk management programs. * The 42-minute, visual PowerPoint presentation with audio narration format is excellent for group or classroom learning * Discusses how to articlulate the value assigned to an absence of security problems that would otherwise increase costs, impact production, or delay business * Provides specific examples of costs that contribute to the total cost of security, along with metrics that help demonstrate the value of each cost for the business's bottom line
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Product details

  • Paperback | 10 pages
  • 152 x 229mm
  • United States
  • English
  • 0124170080
  • 9780124170087

Table of contents

Introduction: The Cost of Risk

Variable vs. Fixed Costs

Examples of Variable Costs

Examples of Fixed Costs


Past and Future Perceptions of Security
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