IT Policies

  • Mobile device computing policy

    Tools & Templates · Oct 2021 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    Mobile devices are a way of life, in both the consumer and business realms—and business interests must be protected where the two converge. The bring your own device (BYOD) approach, which allows employees to use their own mobile devices to perform company business, is accepted by a majority of organizations...

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  • IT consultant code of conduct

    Tools & Templates · Oct 2021 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    This document is designed to serve as a template that technology consultants and consulting firms can use to create a standardized ethical, professional, and behavioral code of conduct for its employees, contractors, and subcontractors. From the code of conduct: Summary Information technology consultants frequently must observe and...

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  • Ethics policy: Vendor relationships

    Tools & Templates · Sep 2021 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    Ethical behavior is something most people practice every day. It is a rare occasion that an organization will need to enforce an ethics policy, but having one in place is a good idea. This ethics policy, from TechRepublic Premium, outlines areas where interactions with vendors might be questionable. The purpose...

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  • DNS and DHCP usage policy

    Tools & Templates · Jul 2021 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    Domain Name System (DNS) and Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) are the foundation of essential network configuration and communication, especially DNS. Internal and external network access could not work as we know it without DNS, and DHCP is invaluable in provisioning temporary IP addresses for workstations and devices to utilize...

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  • Daily Standup Meeting Policy

    Tools & Templates · Jun 2021 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    Daily standup meetings are a common way for teams and groups to touch base on their ongoing activities and responsibilities. Employees can discuss progress they have made, tasks underway, upcoming milestones or roadblocks they are facing which they need help with and ask general questions to team leaders. The standup...

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  • Remote work policy

    Tools & Templates · Apr 2021 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    Remote work has become a staple in the business world, especially in light of some companies permanently closing their office locations and transitioning their employees into a full remote work environment during the coronavirus pandemic. Remote work is more than simply telecommuting, which entails a dedicated home office. It can...

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  • Contract work policy

    Tools & Templates · Apr 2021 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    It’s common practice for companies to leverage contractors in order to offload work to specialized individuals or reduce costs associated with certain tasks and responsibilities. This can free up in-house staff to focus on more complex and valuable initiatives. The advantages to this practice go hand in hand with the...

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  • Data encryption policy

    Tools & Templates · Mar 2021 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    The Data encryption policy, from TechRepublic Premium, describes the data protection requirements for all organization data accessed using, or stored on, any electronic device, computer, network or system. From the policy: Purpose The policy’s purpose is to define for employees, computer users and IT department staff the encryption requirements to...

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  • Security incident response policy

    Tools & Templates · Mar 2021 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    The Security Incident Response Policy, from TechRepublic Premium, describes the organization’s process for minimizing and mitigating the results of an information technology security-related incident. From the policy: Purpose The policy’s purpose is to define for employees, IT department staff and users the process to be followed when experiencing a suspected...

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  • Electronic Data Disposal Policy

    Tools & Templates · Mar 2021 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    Electronic data is likely to be more prevalent in today’s organizations than physical printed data. Reams worth of documents can now be stored on computer hard drives, handheld devices and storage cards smaller than a fingernail. The bulk of many strategic operations depend on this digital information and the safe...

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