The methods that will most effectively minimize the ability of intruders to compromise information security are comprehensive user training and education. Enacting policies and procedures simply won’t suffice. Even with oversight the policies and procedures may not be effective: my access to Motorola, Nokia, ATT, Sun depended upon the willingness of people to bypass policies and procedures that were in place for years before I compromised them successfully.

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Exploring Policy Format Tips

We kicked off the exploring series by taking a look at policies. We started with recognizing policies as a major type of documentation. We moved into the importance of having policies. Then we took a look at how a policy is created and effected. In order to wrap up...

Exploring the Importance of IT Policies

In last week's post, Exploring 3 Different Types of IT Documentation, we briefly touched on policies as one of the three common types of documentation. The importance of IT policies cannot be overstated. Policies are very important as they portray an organization's...

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