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Information Gathering -> Monitoring: Simple system metrics

Risk and Opportunity

Risk: Without simple metrics analysis of incidents are hard. In case an application uses a lot of CPU from time to time, it is hard for a developer to find out the source with Linux commands.
Opportunity: Gathering of system metrics helps to identify incidents and specially bottlenecks like in CPU usage, memory usage and hard disk usage.

Additional Information

Implementation hints

Usefulness and Requirements of this Activity

Usefullness: Very High
Required knowledge: Low (one discipline)
Required time: Low
Required resources (systems): Low


ISO27001 2017