APPLY YOUR KNOWLEDGE

Exercises

8.1. Choosing Appropriate Security Policy Elements

In this exercise, you develop an awareness of the types of policies required for your own organization.

Estimated Time: 15 minutes

Think about the major operational groups of your organization. Create a short list of each of the groups (divisions, departments, and so on) that would need a specific security policy. One group we discussed in this chapter was the human resources group. See if you can identify any others.

Create a list of each group and the major features of a policy each might need when developing a comprehensive security policy. Remember, this is an exercise. It is not necessary for your list to be exhaustive. The point of the exercise is to begin ...

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