In this chapter, we discussed the importance of a strong, cohesive security policy from a competitive business perspective and from the legal realities organizations find themselves dealing with in today's marketplace. The best first defense from security violations and related problems is a strong security policy. It documents the organization's vision and preparation in addressing various security threats.
A good security policy is really a collection of smaller, targeted policies. Each element of the overall security policy addresses concerns in a specific area. The following ...