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Lecture8_Policy - ITP 125 Security Policies • Role of business in computer security • Policies Guidelines Procedures • Sample security

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Unformatted text preview: ITP 125 Security Policies • Role of business in computer security • Policies, Guidelines, Procedures • Sample security policies, courtesy of sans.org Overview • How does upper management take part in the security strategy of the company? • Does the CEO care about security? • Remember Sarbanes-Oaxley • Who is in charge in saying what is allowed and not allowed on your corporate network? • Are employees allowed to surf espn.com all day? Business and Security • Typically written by upper management (CIO, CISO) • High-level document that states the organizations beliefs, goals, objectives, and acceptable procedures • Require compliance • Outline disciplinary action for non-compliance • Focus on results , not implementation Policies • Guidelines are recommendations for achieving the results outlined by the security policy • Change frequently based on environment and technology • Not mandatory , but is a suggestion Guideline • Step-by-step instructions to accomplish a goal...
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This note was uploaded on 03/21/2011 for the course ITP 125 taught by Professor Greenfield during the Spring '11 term at USC.

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Lecture8_Policy - ITP 125 Security Policies • Role of business in computer security • Policies Guidelines Procedures • Sample security

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