Information security Toolkit

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Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Information security Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics for any Information security related project.

Download the Toolkit and in Three Steps you will be guided from idea to implementation results.

The Toolkit contains the following practical and powerful enablers with new and updated Information security specific requirements:


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Information security Self Assessment book in PDF containing 49 requirements to perform a quickscan, get an overview and share with stakeholders.

Organized in a data driven improvement cycle RDMAICS (Recognize, Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control and Sustain), check the…

  • Example pre-filled Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard to get familiar with results generation

Then find your goals...


STEP 2: Set concrete goals, tasks, dates and numbers you can track

Featuring 992 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Information security improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 992 standard requirements:

  1. How do you understand the innovation processes operating as information security changes over the coming years; where does the incentive and the know how come from to change security?

  2. Does the security software restrict any access to a resource, provide everyone access, or just audit the access until someone steps forward with resources that need to be protected?

  3. How comfortable are you that your data and your customers data and your processes and intellectual property are being adequately secured out there somewhere?

  4. Is the role of the information security executive moving towards routine, commodified practices, or towards directors level strategic functioning?

  5. What happens if the large majority of organizations with societally critical functions outsource the information management to foreign companies?

  6. What impact can revised security policies have on development practices that open your organization up to liability and vulnerability issues?

  7. How can a security manager justify control procedures over program changes or over developers with update access to production data?

  8. Which management groups are responsible for implementing information security to protect your organizations ability to function?

  9. Which have been used to communicate information about your project to the general public, or have resulted from your project?

  10. Are the customers dependent on some information maintained by the service or of the service itself directly or indirectly?


Complete the self assessment, on your own or with a team in a workshop setting. Use the workbook together with the self assessment requirements spreadsheet:

  • The workbook is the latest in-depth complete edition of the Information security book in PDF containing 992 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

Your Information security self-assessment dashboard which gives you your dynamically prioritized projects-ready tool and shows your organization exactly what to do next:

  • The Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard; with the Information security Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Information security areas need attention, which requirements you should focus on and who will be responsible for them:

    • Shows your organization instant insight in areas for improvement: Auto generates reports, radar chart for maturity assessment, insights per process and participant and bespoke, ready to use, RACI Matrix
    • Gives you a professional Dashboard to guide and perform a thorough Information security Self-Assessment
    • Is secure: Ensures offline data protection of your Self-Assessment results
    • Dynamically prioritized projects-ready RACI Matrix shows your organization exactly what to do next:

 

STEP 3: Implement, Track, follow up and revise strategy

The outcomes of STEP 2, the self assessment, are the inputs for STEP 3; Start and manage Information security projects with the 62 implementation resources:

  • 62 step-by-step Information security Project Management Form Templates covering over 1500 Information security project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Planning Process Group: Have operating capacities been created and/or reinforced in partners?

  2. Schedule Management Plan: Has process improvement efforts been completed before requirements efforts begin?

  3. Activity Duration Estimates: Does a procedure exist to ensure the Information security project work is completed in the appropriate sequence and on time?

  4. Activity Cost Estimates: What were things that you did very well and want to do the same again on the next Information security project?

  5. Project Scope Statement: Are there backup strategies for key members of the Information security project?

  6. Variance Analysis: Who is generally responsible for monitoring and taking action on variances?

  7. Procurement Management Plan: Have all documents been archived in a Information security project repository for each release?

  8. Risk Register: Amongst the action plans and recommendations that you have to introduce are there some that could stop or delay the overall program?

  9. Monitoring and Controlling Process Group: What will you do to minimize the impact should a risk event occur?

  10. Initiating Process Group: Do you know the roles & responsibilities required for this Information security project?

 
Step-by-step and complete Information security Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Information security project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 Information security project Management Plan
  • 2.2 Scope Management Plan
  • 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
  • 2.4 Requirements Documentation
  • 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
  • 2.6 Information security project Scope Statement
  • 2.7 Assumption and Constraint Log
  • 2.8 Work Breakdown Structure
  • 2.9 WBS Dictionary
  • 2.10 Schedule Management Plan
  • 2.11 Activity List
  • 2.12 Activity Attributes
  • 2.13 Milestone List
  • 2.14 Network Diagram
  • 2.15 Activity Resource Requirements
  • 2.16 Resource Breakdown Structure
  • 2.17 Activity Duration Estimates
  • 2.18 Duration Estimating Worksheet
  • 2.19 Information security project Schedule
  • 2.20 Cost Management Plan
  • 2.21 Activity Cost Estimates
  • 2.22 Cost Estimating Worksheet
  • 2.23 Cost Baseline
  • 2.24 Quality Management Plan
  • 2.25 Quality Metrics
  • 2.26 Process Improvement Plan
  • 2.27 Responsibility Assignment Matrix
  • 2.28 Roles and Responsibilities
  • 2.29 Human Resource Management Plan
  • 2.30 Communications Management Plan
  • 2.31 Risk Management Plan
  • 2.32 Risk Register
  • 2.33 Probability and Impact Assessment
  • 2.34 Probability and Impact Matrix
  • 2.35 Risk Data Sheet
  • 2.36 Procurement Management Plan
  • 2.37 Source Selection Criteria
  • 2.38 Stakeholder Management Plan
  • 2.39 Change Management Plan


3.0 Executing Process Group:

  • 3.1 Team Member Status Report
  • 3.2 Change Request
  • 3.3 Change Log
  • 3.4 Decision Log
  • 3.5 Quality Audit
  • 3.6 Team Directory
  • 3.7 Team Operating Agreement
  • 3.8 Team Performance Assessment
  • 3.9 Team Member Performance Assessment
  • 3.10 Issue Log


4.0 Monitoring and Controlling Process Group:

  • 4.1 Information security project Performance Report
  • 4.2 Variance Analysis
  • 4.3 Earned Value Status
  • 4.4 Risk Audit
  • 4.5 Contractor Status Report
  • 4.6 Formal Acceptance


5.0 Closing Process Group:

  • 5.1 Procurement Audit
  • 5.2 Contract Close-Out
  • 5.3 Information security project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned

 

Results

With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Information security project with this in-depth Information security Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Information security projects, initiatives, organizations, businesses and processes using accepted diagnostic standards and practices
  • Implement evidence-based best practice strategies aligned with overall goals
  • Integrate recent advances in Information security and put process design strategies into practice according to best practice guidelines

Defining, designing, creating, and implementing a process to solve a business challenge or meet a business objective is the most valuable role; In EVERY company, organization and department.

Unless you are talking a one-time, single-use project within a business, there should be a process. Whether that process is managed and implemented by humans, AI, or a combination of the two, it needs to be designed by someone with a complex enough perspective to ask the right questions. Someone capable of asking the right questions and step back and say, 'What are we really trying to accomplish here? And is there a different way to look at it?'

This Toolkit empowers people to do just that - whether their title is entrepreneur, manager, consultant, (Vice-)President, CxO etc... - they are the people who rule the future. They are the person who asks the right questions to make Information security investments work better.

This Information security All-Inclusive Toolkit enables You to be that person.

 

Includes lifetime updates

Every self assessment comes with Lifetime Updates and Lifetime Free Updated Books. Lifetime Updates is an industry-first feature which allows you to receive verified self assessment updates, ensuring you always have the most accurate information at your fingertips.