Cybersecurity Policy Development Team: Roles & Responsibilities

Instructor: Beth Hendricks

Beth holds a master's degree in integrated marketing communications, and has worked in journalism and marketing throughout her career.

A cybersecurity policy development team features writers, lawyers and audit personnel who can ensure that the policy document is complete. In this lesson, you'll learn more about the roles and responsibilities of these team members.

The Dream Team

When the men's basketball team won gold at the 1992 Olympics games in Barcelona, Spain, they did so handily - beating the competition by an average of 44 points. To this day, that group of athletes, which included players like Michael Jordan, Larry Bird, Magic Johnson and Charles Barkley, are referred to as the ''Dream Team''. Why? Because it was a unique combination of otherworldly athletic play and celebrity status that had fans rapt.

The Dream Team was successful because of its players.
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Each member of the famed Dream Team had talents in certain areas. Some were better at shooting, some at free throws, others at defense. Combined, they made a complete team that was impossible to beat.

Building a cybersecurity policy development team is somewhat similar. There are different roles and responsibilities that, when all added together, portray a comprehensive group capable of managing the development and management of a company's security policies. Let's take a closer look at each role that may exist on this team, what they're responsible for and why their role is important.

Building A Cybersecurity Policy Development Team

Building a comprehensive cybersecurity policy development team is like selecting the right players for a basketball team - you want people from various backgrounds who can handle the breadth and complexity of myriad security subjects. Here are a few popular inclusions:

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