IT Policies

  • Incident response policy

    Tools & Templates · Jun 2020 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    Every enterprise needs to establish a plan of action to assess and then recover from unauthorized access to its network. This policy provides a foundation from which to start building your specific procedures. From the policy: Policy details Whether initiated with criminal intent or not, unauthorized access...

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  • Mobile device computing policy

    Tools & Templates · Jun 2020 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    Mobile devices are a way of life, in both the consumer and business realms—and business interests must be protected where the two converge. The bring your own device (BYOD) approach, which allows employees to use their own mobile devices to perform company business, is accepted by a majority of organizations...

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  • SSL certificate best practices policy

    Tools & Templates · Jun 2020 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    SSL certificates are essential for encrypting traffic between systems such as clients, which access servers via web browsers or applications, which communicate with remote systems. Certificates protect client and server data, commonly involving confidential information such as credit card details or social security numbers. Because of their criticality in protecting...

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  • Pandemic response policy

    Tools & Templates · Jun 2020 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    The unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic beginning in March of 2020 provoked drastic changes in worldwide company operations. This pandemic put many businesses to the test in formulating meaningful strategies for successful operations while protecting their employees from virus exposure. Unfortunately, the pandemic produced a negative impact both via infections/fatalities and impeded...

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  • Social media policy

    Tools & Templates · Jun 2020 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    The use of social media to promote company business, provide customers with announcements and information, present upcoming milestone dates and otherwise interact with the public is now commonplace among organizations. From the smallest one-person shop to the largest multinational corporation, just about every company striving to turn a profit has...

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  • eLearning and continuing education policy

    Tools & Templates · Jun 2020 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    Regardless of its industry or business, an enterprise can only reach the level of success that is achievable by the people that exist within that enterprise. Strategic plans, marketing campaigns, new product designs, technological innovations, etc. are all dependent on skilled people. If your enterprise views labor as a cost...

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  • New Employee Checklist and Default Access Policy

    Tools & Templates · Jun 2020 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    Onboarding new employees and providing them with the equipment and access they need can be a complex process involving various departments. However, a standard set of guidelines which can be reused and revised as needed can streamline these endeavors. A new employee checklist and default access policy assigns responsibilities for...

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  • Equipment reassignment policy and checklist

    Tools & Templates · Jun 2020 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    This policy provides guidelines for reclaiming and reusing equipment from current or former employees. It outlines the steps that must be carried out by authorized individuals before this equipment can be considered safe to reassign. The following checklist will help ensure that all the appropriate steps are taken for equipment...

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  • Employee objectives policy

    Tools & Templates · May 2020 · Provided By TechRepublic Premium

    One of the key responsibilities of managing employees is helping them develop their careers. And one of the best ways to do that is by establishing clear, measurable objectives toward achieving their goals. This policy offers a simple outline of what qualifies as an acceptable objective and how managers and...

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  • IT hardware procurement policy

    Tools & Templates · May 2020 · 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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