November 16, 2023
IT policies act as a roadmap for navigating the constantly evolving technology landscape. They provide a framework for addressing challenges, ensuring compliance, managing risks, and harnessing the benefits of emerging technologies while maintaining stability and security within an organisation.
A selection of examples of the role IT policies play include -
Designed to help an organisation navigate the technology landscape Policy Management as a Service is a cloud-based subscription solution that comes in 2 versions – Essentials and Premium.
Policy Management as a Service allows an organisation to deliver up to date IT Security Policies in under 5 weeks, eliminating the overhead of creating and maintaining those policies in-house.
All the hard work of gaining expert knowledge, developing, and maintaining policies to keep them current and mapped to standards such as ISO, PCI-DSS and Cyber Essentials Plus is taken care of by our experts on behalf of our customers.
Once in place, the policy management software makes the process of engaging and monitoring stakeholder and user interaction with the content both easy and visible.
Our second enhancement release of 2023 went live during late October. There are several new and improved functions in the October release, 2 examples being comprehension testing and an Exceptions Register.
Acceptable Use Policy Quiz
This new feature is designed to test user comprehension of the Acceptable Use Policy (AUP).
Located in the Security Awareness section of the policy management software, the quiz allows you to present users with a selection of questions to validate that they have read and understood your AUP. Users will get an onscreen and email notification of their quiz results.
Premium version sites can opt to require successful completion of the quiz before a user is allowed to progress to the onscreen acceptance of the AUP.
The exceptions register function allows a Primary User to: