Security Policy Management Process within Six Sigma Framework
Vijay Anand, Jafar Saniie, Erdal Oruklu
DOI: 10.4236/jis.2012.31006   PDF    HTML     6,884 Downloads   13,673 Views   Citations


This paper presents a management process for creating adaptive, real-time security policies within the Six Sigma (6σ) framework. A key challenge for the creation of a management process is the integration with models of known Industrial processes. One of the most used industrial process models is Six Sigma which is a business management model wherein customer centric needs are put in perspective with business data to create an efficient system. The security policy creation and management process proposed in this paper is based on the Six Sigma model and presents a method to adapt security goals and risk management of a computing service. By formalizing a security policy management process within an industrial process model, the adaptability of this model to existing industrial tools is seamless and offers a clear risk based policy decision framework. In particular, this paper presents the necessary tools and procedures to map Six Sigma DMAIC (Define-Measure-Analyze-Improve-Control) methodology to security policy management.

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V. Anand, J. Saniie and E. Oruklu, "Security Policy Management Process within Six Sigma Framework," Journal of Information Security, Vol. 3 No. 1, 2012, pp. 49-58. doi: 10.4236/jis.2012.31006.

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