IT Policies

  • Policy pack: Guidelines for new hires

    Tools & Templates · Jan 2017 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    This bundle of 10 policies will help you get new hires off to a good start. It outlines expectations, defines company ground rules, and offers guidance for maintaining a safe and secure workplace. The following policies are included: BYOD policy Social media policy Hostile workplace policy Employee privacy policy...

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  • Severance policy

    Tools & Templates · Jan 2017 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    This policy outlines guidelines for providing severance pay and benefits for former employees. It defines acceptable grounds for offering (or withholding) severance packages and describes the requirements involved. From the policy: Employees part ways with organizations for a variety of reasons. Some of these reasons are simple: finding a...

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  • Interviewing guidelines policy

    Tools & Templates · Jan 2017 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    This policy will help organizations conduct useful and appropriate interviews with potential new hires, both from a proper methodology perspective and a legal standpoint. Following the guidelines will enable you to build a reproducible and consistent interview framework that can be applied to any open role. From the policy:...

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  • Workplace violence policy

    Tools & Templates · Dec 2016 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    This policy describes measures for preventing workplace violence and outlines the steps your company and staff should take if violence does occur. The download includes a PDF version, along with a Word version to make customization easier. From the policy: According to the United States Department of Labor, approximately...

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  • System monitoring policy

    Tools & Templates · Nov 2016 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    This policy defines what systems and services to monitor, establishes how they will be monitored, and determines how support staff will be notified of problems that require escalation or remediation. From the policy: Summary Maximum uptime is often a priority goal for company systems and services in...

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  • Shelter-in-place emergency policy

    Tools & Templates · Oct 2016 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    Every enterprise should establish policies and procedures that ensure the safety of those present in an enterprise facility during an emergency requiring shelter in place measures. From the policy: Summary The overall safety of employees, customers, and vendors at an enterprise’s facilities should always be of paramount...

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  • Nondisclosure policy

    Tools & Templates · Sep 2016 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    This policy outlines the measures the organization is taking to ensure protection of its confidential information, including the imposition of a contractual obligation in the form of a nondisclosure agreement (NDA). From the policy: Summary A nondisclosure policy protects an organization’s confidential information from exposure to persons inside or outside...

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  • Media disposal policy

    Tools & Templates · Sep 2016 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    This policy offers specific guidelines for ensuring that organization data is properly protected when you dispose of old storage media. From the policy: Summary The organization’s data and information possess tremendous value and must always be safeguarded. Specific processes exist to make sure that all organization storage media...

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  • Data backup policy

    Tools & Templates · Sep 2016 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    This policy will help you implement the backup environment that is appropriate for your company. It factors in onsite, remote, and cloud operations and covers issues such as storage capacity, network bandwidth, and access controls. From the policy: Summary Technological advancements in recent years have provided great advantages by offering...

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  • Employee privacy policy

    Tools & Templates · Sep 2016 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    This policy describes employee privacy guidelines and outlines employee privacy expectations. You can use it as is or customize it to fit the needs of your organization. From the policy: Summary The organization provides computers, internet access, electronic messaging (email), smartphones, and other IT equipment and services to enable employees,...

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