Request for Proposal: Metrics and Measurements Development Services

The Global Cyber Alliance (GCA) is seeking proposals for development of metrics and measurements of cyber security. GCA is issuing a Request for Proposal (RFP) with the following objectives:

  • Measure return on investment from GCA projects, determining the level of risk reduction provided by the resources expended by GCA (and others).
  • Develop a mechanism for determining systemic cyber risk that can be used for future projects both to measure risk and determine what data needs to be recorded.
  • Develop relationships with key stakeholders and peer review of GCA’s mechanisms.

RFP responses are due at 5 P.M. US Eastern Time on September 11, 2017. Email Mary Kavaney with any questions.




Established in September 2015 by the New York County District Attorney’s Office, City of London Police and the Center for Internet Security, the Global Cyber Alliance (GCA) is an international, cross-sector nonprofit dedicated to confronting cyber risk and improving our connected world. We are a catalyst to bring communities of interest and affiliations together in an environment that sparks innovation with concrete measurable achievements.

GCA’s mission is to identify systemic cyber risks where significant progress can be made on risk mitigation, and then to bring together the people and resources to identify and implement a solution – to take action – and to measure the effect.  “Do Something. Measure It.”

We will “Do Something” by identifying systemic cyber risks where there appears to be a solution but inadequate implementation of the solution, and then focus on bringing together the people and resources to enable implementation.  The outcome will not be a report with recommendations, but a measurement of how much risk has been reduced and eventually eradicated.

The “Measure It” part of the mission is to build a capability to measure systemic cyber risk. A difficult task, but we have seed funding thanks to New York County District Attorney, Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., to operationalize this.