Kip Boyle

Posts by Kip Boyle

  • How to measure how effective your IT security is.

    How to Measure the Effectiveness of Information Security Controls

    March 10, 2017

    If you’re in charge of any aspect of information security for your organization, you operate in an area of much risk and great uncertainty. You’re facing a lot of questions, particularly about your controls, such as: How do I know my controls are effective? If my controls are too restrictive, how much should I dial them back? If they aren’t working well enough,...

  • The best way to get funding for your next security project is by pointing out the project's ROI.

    How to Advocate For More Resources for Information Security

    February 8, 2017

    In most organizations, there is a deep and wide chasm of understanding between information security professionals and executives. As technical professionals, we must communicate cyber risks more effectively to our executives. You may not be able to see it, but when it comes to project funding there is usually intense competition at the executive level for money...