Measurement Method

Logical sequence of operations, described generically, used in quantifying an attribute with respect to a specified scale.

[SOURCE: ISO/IEC 15939:2007]

  • Note 1 to entry: The type of measurement method depends on the nature of the operations used to quantify an attribute. Two types can be distinguished:
    • subjective: quantification involving human judgment;
    • objective: quantification based on numerical rules.

Source: ISO/IEC 27000:2014, Information technology — Security techniques — Information security management systems — Overview and vocabulary, Third Edition, January 2014. Global Standards

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