15.1. Enforcing Security Policies

After a security policy has been put in place and a network has been secured a good deal of time should be spent ensuring the security policy is enforced throughout the organization. Obviously, this means that senior management has to express full support of the security policy. It also means that security education of employees should be an ongoing task. Education can be accomplished through security seminars, e-mail newsletters, or other forms of communication. The point is that users should be reminded, at regular intervals, about the importance of security within the network.

Such reminders, or detailed explanations about certain policies, will help keep network security on the mind of all employees. This ...

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