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Developing Cybersecurity Programs and Policies, Third Edition by Sari Greene, Omar Santos

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Chapter 2

Cybersecurity Policy Organization, Format, and Styles

Chapter Objectives

After reading this chapter and completing the exercises, you will be able to do the following:

  • Explain the differences between a policy, a standard, a procedure, a guideline, and a plan.

  • Know how to use “plain language when creating and updating your cybersecurity policy.”

  • Identify the different policy elements.

  • Include the proper information in each element of a policy.

In Chapter 1, “Understanding Cybersecurity Policy and Governance,” you learned that policies have played a significant role in helping us form and sustain our social, governmental, and corporate organizations. In this chapter, we begin by examining the hierarchy and purpose of guiding principles, ...

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