IT Policies

  • 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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  • Drug and alcohol abuse policy

    Tools & Templates · Feb 2017 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    This policy provides a working framework for establishing rules and procedures that prohibit drug and alcohol use on company premises or in company vehicles. All employees, contractors, and vendors are expected to follow these rules at all times. From the policy: Scope This policy applies to all employees...

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  • Workplace safety policy

    Tools & Templates · Jan 2017 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    This policy will help ensure that your company facilities are safe for all employees, visitors, contractors, and customers. It is based on consensus best practices from several human resource standard-setting organizations, including the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the Nonprofit Risk Management Center. From the policy: Objective...

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  • Policy pack: Guidelines for new hires

    Tools & Templates · Jan 2017 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    This bundle of 10 policies will help you get new hires off to a good start. It outlines expectations, defines company ground rules, and offers guidance for maintaining a safe and secure workplace. The following policies are included: BYOD policy Social media policy Hostile workplace policy Employee privacy policy...

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  • Severance policy

    Tools & Templates · Jan 2017 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    This policy outlines guidelines for providing severance pay and benefits for former employees. It defines acceptable grounds for offering (or withholding) severance packages and describes the requirements involved. From the policy: Employees part ways with organizations for a variety of reasons. Some of these reasons are simple: finding a...

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  • Interviewing guidelines policy

    Tools & Templates · Jan 2017 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    This policy will help organizations conduct useful and appropriate interviews with potential new hires, both from a proper methodology perspective and a legal standpoint. Following the guidelines will enable you to build a reproducible and consistent interview framework that can be applied to any open role. From the policy:...

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  • Workplace violence policy

    Tools & Templates · Dec 2016 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    This policy describes measures for preventing workplace violence and outlines the steps your company and staff should take if violence does occur. The download includes a PDF version, along with a Word version to make customization easier. From the policy: According to the United States Department of Labor, approximately...

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  • 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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