IT Policies

  • Configuration management policy

    Tools & Templates · Aug 2017 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    Implementing a configuration management strategy can involve a lot of work up front, but it will pay off in the long run by making day-to-day administrative life easier. This policy provides guidelines for applying effective, secure, and reliable configuration management techniques, whether in test, development, or production environments. Configuration...

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  • DHCP usage policy

    Tools & Templates · Jul 2017 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    DHCP makes life easier for IT staff and employees, allowing computer systems and devices to quickly be connected to a network and given necessary access. The alternative of using permanent (or static) IP addresses is time consuming, but static IP addresses can be more secure. So despite the advantages of...

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  • Securing Windows policy

    Tools & Templates · Jun 2017 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    Windows is not without certain issues and flaws. Like any operating system it has been exposed to numerous vulnerabilities, both deliberate (viruses) and unintentional (exploitable holes in programs or processes)—so it’s essential that your company has a policy in place to help protect and secure your Windows machines. This...

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  • Network security policy

    Tools & Templates · May 2017 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    This policy will help you create security guidelines for devices that transport and store data. You can use it as-is or customize it to fit the needs of your organization and employees. From the policy: Summary Every company’s network is made up of devices that transmit and store...

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  • Information security incident reporting policy

    Tools & Templates · May 2017 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    Make sure your employees know how to spot potential security breaches and how they should respond. This policy describes the signs that might point to a security incident and offers guidelines on the steps they should take. From the policy: Summary Confidential information must be kept secure to...

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  • Employee termination policy

    Tools & Templates · May 2017 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    Whether due to resignation, layoff, or firing, separating employees from the business is never a pleasant process. Even so, it’s critical to follow a systematic procedure to ensure that all necessary measures are taken. This policy provides guidelines for disabling former employee access, reclaiming company equipment, and finalizing payroll/benefits details....

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  • Ergonomics policy

    Tools & Templates · May 2017 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    A safe and healthy work environment provides the foundation for all employees to be at their most productive. Not only does it promote productivity in the workforce, it also helps prevent accidents, lawsuits, and in extreme cases, serious injury and potentially loss of life. This policy establishes procedures to help...

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  • IT hardware procurement policy

    Tools & Templates · Apr 2017 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    A strong hardware procurement policy will ensure that requirements are followed and that all purchases are subject to the same screening and approval processes. This comprehensive policy covers the essential aspects of the purchasing process. From the policy: Summary There are many similarities between purchasing software and hardware—evaluations,...

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  • Software quality control policy

    Tools & Templates · Apr 2017 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    Quality control is an integral part of the software development process that ensures that a finished product meets expectations through predictable and peer-checked design methods. This policy defines quality control measures to make the software development process as efficient and successful as possible. From the policy: Summary ...

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  • Identity theft protection policy

    Tools & Templates · Apr 2017 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    Help protect your employees and customers from identity theft. This policy outlines precautions for reducing risk, signs to watch out for, and steps to take if you suspect identity theft has occurred. The companion download, Lunch and learn: Dealing with the risks of identity theft, provides a ready-made PowerPoint...

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