Taking risks is something we do every single minute, sometimes without even realizing. A risk may be something as little as talking to somebody, let alone major decision making or something life defining. Taking risks alsorelates heavily to IT security, therefore a countermeasure is required – a policy.
Information Security Policies are an important administrative security control designed to avoid, counteract or minimize IT security risks. They are an integral and inseparable part of the multitude of possible security controls, without which one cannot claim for effective implementation of any meaningful security actions. Organizations need Security Policy, Standards and Procedures to enforce Information Security in a structured way.
Defining corporate security policies, basing them on industry standards, measuring compliance, and outsourced services are keys to successful policy management. Continue reading “Develop Policies for an All-round Approach to Information Security”