Ch 3: Information Security Policy

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Information Security Policy - Chapter Summary

Studying the basics of an information security policy is easier than ever by exploring this chapter's fun and engaging lessons. Our instructors can help you gain greater insight into security policy framework, cybersecurity teams, operating system security, remote access policies and more. Feel free to select the lessons you want to study and navigate them in your sequence of choice. Any questions that arise while reviewing the lessons can be submitted to our subject-matter experts via the dashboard. To check your comprehension of this chapter, be sure to take our multiple-choice quizzes and chapter exam. In no time, you will be able to do the following:

  • List types of information security policies
  • Share examples of and best practices for information security policies and procedures
  • Describe requirements of data center security
  • Provide examples of computer security policies
  • Outline how to create an acceptable use policy for IT resources
  • Explain the effect of business impact analysis on contingency planning
  • Define the business disaster recovery plan
  • Identify and discuss approaches to disaster recovery information systems

13 Lessons in Chapter 3: Information Security Policy
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What is an Information Security Policy? - Definition & Types

1. What is an Information Security Policy? - Definition & Types

In this lesson, you'll learn what an information security policy is and the different shapes that information security policies can take. You'll see how the different types of policies can interact.

What Is a Security Policy? - Definition, Examples & Framework

2. What Is a Security Policy? - Definition, Examples & Framework

In the IT world, we protect an organization by having a strong, well-defined security policy. In this lesson, we'll examine how to create an effective policy that protects assets, employees, and data.

Information Security Policy & Procedure Examples

3. Information Security Policy & Procedure Examples

Protection of information and data in an organization is one of the most important and key requirements in ensuring business continuity. In this lesson, we will be looking at information security policies and procedures.

Information Security Policy: Framework & Best Practices

4. Information Security Policy: Framework & Best Practices

In this lesson, we will be looking at what information security policy is all about and frameworks which can be used in creating the policies in accordance with best practices.

The Cybersecurity Team: Roles & Responsibilities

5. The Cybersecurity Team: Roles & Responsibilities

In any organization there should be individuals who are responsible for dealing with cybercrime. In this lesson, you will learn about the various roles and responsibilities of those in an information security team.

Data Center Security: Standards, Best Practices & Requirements

6. Data Center Security: Standards, Best Practices & Requirements

Data and information forms a key part of our daily lives. Put to good use, it has immense benefits; in the wrong hands, it's a deadly weapon. In this lesson, we will learn what a data center is and how data centers are protected.

Computer Security Policies Examples

7. Computer Security Policies Examples

This lesson provides an explanation as to how and why a policy is formed as a basis for understanding the driving forces behind computer security policies. Common computer security policies and examples are discussed.

Creating an Acceptable Use Policy for IT Resources

8. Creating an Acceptable Use Policy for IT Resources

Very few professional jobs in today's economy are done without a computer, email, or access to some company-provided technology. In this lesson, we'll discuss why having a specific acceptable use policy for IT resources is important for both employees and employers.

Operating System Security: Policies & Procedures

9. Operating System Security: Policies & Procedures

In this lesson you will learn about the security policies and procedures associated with protecting users and the operating systems on their computers. We will define and discuss the importance of these procedures. We will also outline some common security policies and procedures organizations should implement when executing these guidelines.

The Effect of Business Impact Analysis on Contingency Planning

10. The Effect of Business Impact Analysis on Contingency Planning

In this lesson, we will look at why a business impact analysis is important in contingency planning, and we will learn how prior planning helps a business to continue operating after a disaster.

What Is a Business Disaster Recovery Plan? - Definition & Example

11. What Is a Business Disaster Recovery Plan? - Definition & Example

Do you know what will happen if a disaster strikes your business? Will your company respond in the best way to protect employees, customers, facilities and data? Read on to learn what a disaster plan is and how you can create one for your company.

Approaches to Disaster Recovery for Information Systems

12. Approaches to Disaster Recovery for Information Systems

Disaster recovery in information systems is not an exact science. Disaster recovery plans for information systems, should assess all aspects of a company and how they could fail and how they could be restored. Ultimately, disaster recovery often comes down to picking the best of many bad options.

Remote Access Policy: Definition, Purpose & Example

13. Remote Access Policy: Definition, Purpose & Example

A remote access policy protects an organization's network from those accessing it externally. In this lesson, you'll learn more about this policy and its purpose and discover the contents the policy should have.

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