July 07, 2021
Protocol Policy Systems is pleased to announce the release of its new generation IT Policy Management as a Service solution as of July 1st.
IT Policy Management as a Service is an enhanced cloud based policy solution that has been developed to assist organisations create, deliver, and maintain a comprehensive suite of IT policies. This new service streamlines the engagement between the users and content, whilst providing a rich source of foundational guidance on how they should interact with organisational systems and data.
A typical deployment sees a comprehensive suite of policies being deployed in under 8 weeks (elapsed timeframe). IT policies are developed to match each customer’s unique business requirements and they are mapped to recognised international standards or best practice guidance. Once deployed, the policies and standards content is kept updated under the service subscription model.
What are the highlights of the new service?
The IT Policy Management as a Service offering comes in two versions – Essentials and Premium. It will be available to all new customers as of mid-July, plus there are migration options available for existing customers. New Functions include* –
|User Login – 2FA/SAML||3rd Party Contractor License|
|User Activity Logging||Comment Mode|
|Nested Search||Stakeholder Review Group|
|Site Administration Function||Online Policy Acceptance|
|User Compliance Reporting||REST API Support|
|Menu Segmentation||Policy Review Reminder|
|Turn On/Off Policies in Menu||User Reminders|
|Output in DocX Format|
*Note: not all functions available in both versions.
“In delivering this new service we have introduced a range of new options in the Essentials and Premium versions that will assist our customers to improve their organisations’ security maturity over time. With a fantastic product roadmap in place for the future, IT Policy Management as a Service will provide further innovative ways to make the development, delivery and management of IT Policies easier, focus on driving user engagement with policy content and improve users overall security awareness” – says Steve Macmillan, Managing Director.