The Security Executive Council has posted a new Security Barometer quick poll question on its Web site. The new Security Barometer can be accessed directly at

If Security Magazine readers have ever wondered how other security practitioners measure security’s cost, point them toward this new poll. Security Barometer is the only online security poll that immediately repays respondents for their participation. As soon as they click to choose their answer to the poll question, they’ll be provided with instant, live feedback on others’ responses, allowing them to compare their methods with those of their peers. No identifying information is collected.