July 25, 2018
However, the same level of expectation is often not well detailed for management and staff regarding how they interact with valuable technology and information assets. Typically, the investment afforded to developing and maintaining IT security policies and procedures is minimal which creates a business risk.
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 down.
The risks of not defining acceptable use and management standards for information and information systems include:
What are the Business Benefits?
As noted above defining and implementing IT security policies helps an organisation to identify and manage business risks.
Having well defined policies and procedures that are communicated to staff and reviewed and updated regularly to keep up with changes in the environment include:
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