SOX Policy References:
Policies are the broad rules for ensuring the protection of information assets, and for implementing a security strategy or program. Generally brief in length, policies are independent of particular technologies and specific solutions. This section provides sample security policies that an organization can clone and tailor to its unique requirements.
- Sample Information Security Program Charter
- The Information Security Program Charter serves as the capstone document for the Information Security Program and empowers the Information Security Program to manage Information Security-related business risks.
- Sample Asset Identification and Classification Policy
- The Asset Identification and Classification Policy defines objectives for establishing specific standards to define, identify, classify, and label information assets.
- Sample Asset Protection Policy
- The Asset Protection Policy defines objectives for establishing specific standards for providing an appropriate degree of confidentiality, integrity, and availability for information assets.
- Sample Asset Management Policy
- The Asset Management Policy defines objectives for properly managing Information Technology infrastructure, including networks, systems, and applications that store, process and transmit information assets throughout the entire life cycle.
- Sample Acceptable Use Policy
- The Acceptable Use Policy defines objectives for ensuring the appropriate business use of information assets.
- Sample Vulnerability Assessment and Management Policy
- The Vulnerability Assessment and Management Policy defines objectives for vulnerability assessment activities and ongoing vulnerability management efforts.
- Sample Threat Assessment and Monitoring Policy
- The Threat Assessment and Monitoring Policy defines objectives for threat assessment activities and ongoing threat monitoring efforts.
- Sample Security Awareness Policy
- The Security Awareness Policy defines objectives for establishing a formal Security Awareness Program.
- Technical Asset Protection Standards
- These standards provide basic and suggested best practice requirements for configuring and hardening various technologies. The Asset Management Policy establishes configuration management objectives for establishing and maintaining technical baseline configurations for mission critical systems (such as servers, networks, applications, etc.) in accordance with the protection objectives established in the Asset Protection Policy. These Technical Asset Protection Standards include 802.11 Wireless Ethernet, Firewall, IP Router, Novell NetWare, UNIX, Web Server, and Windows.
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