View the step-by-step solution to:


Q1- There are seven successful policy characteristics, list them all and give one example from your experience

for only one of these characteristics (NOT from the book).

6 Marks

Learning Outcome(s):

Distinguish between a policy, a standard, a baseline, a procedure, a guideline, and a plan.

Chapter 2

Singular and consolidate policy


a) What are the pros and cons of Singular and Consolidated policy format?

b) Is it necessary to include standards, baselines, guidelines or procedures in this policy document? Explain your answer.

6 Marks

Learning Outcome(s):

Writing style and technique - using PLAIN language

PLAIN language techniques for Policy writing

Chapter 2

PLAIN language

Q3- The following table summarize changing password policy rules and related settingused in Windows Server Active Directory. Write the corresponding policy statement using PLAIN language.



Enforce password history

24 password remembered

Maximum password age

42 days

Minimum password age

1 day

Minimum password length


Password complexity requirement


Store password using reversible encryption


6 Marks

Learning Outcome(s):

Information security framework

Chapter 3

Understanding CIA


a) Define the security term confidentiality. Provide an example of a health situation where confidentiality is required.

b) Define the security term integrity. Provide an example of a financial situation in which a loss of integrity could result in significant harm.

c) Define the security term availability. Provide an example of a business situation in which availability is more important than confidentiality.

Instructions: This Assignment must be submitted on Blackboard via the allocated folder. Email submission will not be accepted. You are advised to make your work clear and well-presented, marks may be reduced for poor presentation. You MUST show all your work. Late submission will result in ZERO marks being awarded. Identical copy from students or other resources will result in ZERO marks for all involved students. Convert this Assignment to PDF just before submission. College of Computing and Informatics Assignment 1 Deadline: Day 04/03/2017 @ 23:59 [Total Mark for this Assignment is 25] Student Details: Name: ### CRN: ### ID: ### IT Security and Policies IT409
Background image of page 1
Pg. 1 Assignment 1 Policy characteristics Q1- There are seven successful policy characteristics, list them all and give one example from your experience for only one of these characteristics (NOT from the book). Learning Outcome(s): Identity and understand the characteristics of a successful policy Chapter 1 7 Marks
Background image of page 2
Show entire document

Top Answer

View the full answer

5. Should be Endorsed – The policy has the support of organizational managers.
Should be Relevant - the policy is compatible with the organization.
Should be Realistic – The policy...

Sign up to view the full answer

Why Join Course Hero?

Course Hero has all the homework and study help you need to succeed! We’ve got course-specific notes, study guides, and practice tests along with expert tutors.


Educational Resources
  • -

    Study Documents

    Find the best study resources around, tagged to your specific courses. Share your own to gain free Course Hero access.

    Browse Documents
  • -

    Question & Answers

    Get one-on-one homework help from our expert tutors—available online 24/7. Ask your own questions or browse existing Q&A threads. Satisfaction guaranteed!

    Ask a Question
Ask a homework question - tutors are online