How can proper security policies and procedures help my organization?
Having proper security policies is a vital part of any organizations successful security IT infrastructure. Without proper policies and procedures in place dictating how systems are to be run and operated, security of the systems is left to subjective interpretation. Some administrators may secure their systems well, while others may take the path of least resistance or sparsely secure their servers for ease of operation. It is vital you do not leave your organization’s business operation to chance. Establish a good security policy and perform regular policy compliance checks. Senior management should establish policy and give the primary directive to create a computer security program, establish its goals and assign responsibilities. These directives should also offer specific rules established for the security of each system, which should be enforced by a system’s technical controls as well as management and operational controls.