Chapter 13. IT Security Policy Implementations

IT SECURITY POLICIES are the foundation upon which you build good security habits. They are a useful tool for creating a culture that protects information. Users can turn to policies for guidance in their daily work.

To be effective, everyone must follow the policies. A security policy implementation needs user acceptance to be successful. You can gain user acceptance, in part, through effectively communicating policies that are also easy to understand. A security awareness program, in addition to other methods, helps users understand policies and why they're important. The implementation of security policies also requires management support. Thorough planning allows you to overcome challenges and ...

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