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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Employee non-compete agreement policy

    Tools & Templates · Mar 2017 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    Don’t let your valuable corporate assets and proprietary information walk out the door when an employee leaves the company. This non-compete agreement defines what knowledge and skills they can—and can’t--take with them if they accept another job. From the policy: Employers across many industries often use a non-compete...

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  • BYOD (bring-your-own-device) policy

    Tools & Templates · Mar 2017 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    This policy outlines requirements for BYOD usage and establishes the steps that both users and the IT department should follow to initialize, support, and remove devices from company access. These requirements must be followed as documented to protect company systems and data from unauthorized access or misuse. From the...

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  • Portable storage policy

    Tools & Templates · Mar 2017 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    This policy provides guidelines for the regulated and secure usage of portable storage devices. Its goal is to protect the organization and its employees from internal and external threats and to provide mechanisms for maintaining and monitoring data access in these scenarios. From the policy: Summary Portable...

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  • Electronic communication policy

    Tools & Templates · Feb 2017 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    This policy provides guidelines for the appropriate use of electronic communications. It covers privacy, confidentiality, and security and is intended to ensure that electronic communications resources are used for appropriate purposes only. From the policy: Summary The company provides access to and encourages the use of information...

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