Measuring Security Effectiveness in a Dynamic Threat LandscapeVerodin's Earl Matthews Shares Lessons Learned
Strong business resilience metrics for measuring effectiveness, simpler networks and smaller tool sets are all needed to cope with the evolving threat landscape, says retired Major General Earl Matthews, senior vice president at Verodin.
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"We have struggled for a long time to understand if security controls are effective. And the problem has been that we've been managing cybersecurity based on assumptions," he says.
In a video interview with Information Security Media Group at RSA Conference 2019 in San Francisco, Gen. Matthews discusses:
- Lessons from three decades of military experience in information systems;
- The need to measure security effectiveness;
- Developing robust security metrics.
Matthews, a retired major general of the U.S. Air Force., is senior vice president and chief strategy officer at Verodin.