IT Policies

  • Remote access policy

    Tools & Templates · Mar 2019 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    This policy outlines guidelines and processes for requesting, obtaining, using, and terminating remote access to organization networks, systems, and data. It applies to scenarios where employees connect remotely to in-house data centers as well as offsite facilities, such as cloud providers. The download includes a PDF version, along with a...

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  • Home usage of company-owned equipment policy

    Tools & Templates · Mar 2019 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    Employees who work from home often use company-supplied systems and devices, which helps ensure that they have consistent, state-of-the-art equipment to do their work. However, organizations should provide usage guidelines, such as this policy, covering the responsibilities of IT staff and employees. From the policy: For an...

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  • Personnel screening policy

    Tools & Templates · Feb 2019 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    Personnel screening involves analyzing the background of company applicants to ensure that they are a creditable fit for the role in which they intend to work. The process may entail analysis of criminal records, credit history, employment/academic verifications, job skills, and other criteria. This policy provides a framework for building...

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  • Telecommuting policy

    Tools & Templates · Feb 2019 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    As more and more employees request the opportunity to perform some or all of their work from a remote location, the need has grown for organizations to have clearly defined guidelines that govern employee and company expectations and responsibilities. This policy describes the organization's processes for requesting, obtaining, using,...

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  • Resource and data recovery policy

    Tools & Templates · Jan 2019 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    Employees, data, and resources are three of the biggest assets in any organization. All employees should be familiar with the processes for recovering information if it becomes lost, inaccessible, or compromised. This policy provides guidelines for the recovery of data from company-owned or company-purchased resources, equipment, and/or services. From...

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  • Severe weather and emergency policy

    Tools & Templates · Jan 2019 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    This policy offers guidelines for responding to severe weather events and other emergencies. It covers the ramifications of closing the company, what steps to follow if the company is open but staff can’t get to work, how to notify staff of current developments, and how to pay personnel during these...

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  • IT staff systems/data access policy

    Tools & Templates · Oct 2018 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    IT pros typically have access to company servers, network devices, and data so they can perform their jobs. However, that access entails risk, including exposure of confidential information and interruption in essential business services. This policy offers guidelines for governing access to critical systems and confidential data. From the...

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  • Machine automation policy guidelines

    Tools & Templates · Sep 2018 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    Many industries rely on machine automation to save money and reduce risk. However, along with the benefits comes the critical need to implement policies for its proper use. This set of guidelines will help your organization keep its machine automation safe, reliable, and in compliance. From the guidelines: ...

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  • IT training policy

    Tools & Templates · Jul 2018 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    Successful IT departments are defined not only by the technology they deploy and manage, but by the skills and capabilities of their people. IT workers must stay up to date with the latest technology trends and evolutions, as well as soft skills, like project management, presentation and persuasion, and general...

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  • Streaming media policy

    Tools & Templates · Jul 2018 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    Although there are many legitimate business reasons to access streamed audio and video files—such as engaging in training, reviewing industry-related content, and conducting research—there are also opportunities for misuse. This policy provides guidelines for the appropriate use of streaming media on systems and devices that access company networks. From...

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