6.4. Identify and explain applicable legislation and organizational policies.

A security policy is the foundational element of any successful security endeavor. This section provides numerous examples of security policies. These forms of security documentation are designed to guide personnel in working within the desired security boundaries of an organization.

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For more information on this topic, see Chapter 6 of the CompTIA Security+ Study Guide, 4th Edition (Sybex, November 2008).

As a standard rule of thumb for security, you should document everything. Documentation is often seen as a keystone of security. Through exhaustive documentation there will always be a detailed record of configurations, actions, procedures, and so on, which ...

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