Writing good OKRs can be hard, especially if it's your first time doing it. You'll need to center the focus of your plans around outcomes instead of projects.
We have a collection of OKRs examples for Security to give you some inspiration. You can use any of the templates below as a starting point for your OKRs.
Examples of OKRs for Security
We've added Security Objectives and Key Results, but also the initiatives that relate to the OKRs.
You'll find 2 OKRs examples for Security below, and some extra tips to write better quarterly plans at the end.
- Attain great security standards
- All developers score 90+ in our security awareness training
- 100% of devices are enrolled in a Mobile Device Management system
- 100% of our services have a threat mitigation system in place
- Our policies cover 100% of the ISO 27001 requirements
- Make security part of our culture
- Roll out fleet management pilot to 30% of the company
- 2FA is used on all 3rd party services used by employees
- 100% of our employees have gone through security training
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How to track your OKRs?
It's important to establish a cadence of check-ins for your Security OKRs.
OKRs without regular progress updates are just KPIs. You'll need to update progress on your OKRs every week to get the full benefits from the framework.
Most teams should start with a spreadsheet if they're using OKRs for the first time. Then, once you get comfortable you can graduate to a proper OKRs-tracking tool.
Here are a list of resources to help you adopt the Objectives and Key Results framework.