July 19, 2023
Generative artificial intelligence (AI) systems are increasingly being used at work and home, with a view to increasing productivity, being more creative and making better data driven decisions. Managing the risks of using generative AI is a hot topic and should be front of mind for organisations, some steps worth taking are:
For organisations that are planning to use generative AI we have drafted a guideline document that covers some considerations on the use of this technology. Contact us to obtain a copy.
For our IT Policy Management as a Service customers, the guideline along with additional policy and best practice statement detail was published in the first week of July, and can be viewed from the Client Menu (customer site admin access) in either the Essentials or Premium versions of the IT policy management software.
The business catalyst for implementing information security policies and procedures should not be an IT related issue or disaster, but a considered and well thought out approach based on business impact analysis, risk assessment and risk mitigation strategies, and driven from the top of the organisation.
The risks of not defining acceptable use and management standards for information and information systems include:
As noted above, defining and implementing IT security policies helps an organisation to identify and manage business risks.
The business benefits of having well defined IT policies and procedures that are communicated to staff and reviewed and updated regularly to keep up with changes in the environment include:
Click here to view the video – The challenges of developing, delivering and maintaining IT Policies
Protocol Policy Systems work with organisations to deliver and maintain comprehensive, easy to understand IT Security Policies. All policies are mapped and cross referenced to relevant international or local standards such ISO, PCI, CE+.
IT Policy Management as a Service is subscription based, and therefore gives your organisation the right level of up-to-date customised policy content at a fixed and predictable amount per annum.