Cybersecurity Resilience Quotient Metric for Measuring Security Effectiveness
The article discusses the need for a comprehensive and adaptable metric to assess and improve cybersecurity resilience. It introduces the concept of the Cybersecurity Resilience Quotient (CRQ), which takes into account factors such as asset criticality, exposure, vulnerability, risk tolerance, architecture defensibility, business process vulnerabilities, and incident response preparedness. The CRQ can be used for benchmarking, risk mitigation, strategic planning, and continuous monitoring. The article emphasizes the importance of having a unified standard to measure cybersecurity risk and resilience and highlights the dynamic nature of the CRQ in ensuring organizations' security posture remains effective and aligned with business requirements.