IT Policies

  • 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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  • Security awareness and training policy

    Tools & Templates · Oct 2016 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    This policy is designed to help your IT staff guide employees toward understanding and adhering to best security practices that are relevant to their job responsibilities. From the policy: Summary A security policy is only as valuable as the knowledge and efforts of those who adhere to...

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  • IT consultant code of conduct

    Tools & Templates · Oct 2016 · 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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  • Social media policy

    Tools & Templates · Oct 2016 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    Every employee has an opportunity to express and communicate online in many ways, and the organization encourages an online presence. But above all else, they need to use good judgment on what material makes its way online. This policy sets forth guidelines employees should follow for all online communications in...

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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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  • Big data policy

    Tools & Templates · Aug 2016 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    The unique components behind big data can be challenging to administer and maintain. This policy offers guidelines to help businesses achieve maximum yield from their big data investments. From the policy: Summary Companies have relied upon data for decades as a means to engage in business practices and achieve operational...

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