Security policy Toolkit: best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics

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Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Security policy Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics for any Security policy 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 Security policy specific requirements:


STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with...

  • The latest quick edition of the Security policy 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 710 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Security policy improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 710 standard requirements:

  1. Will it support physical, application, and data security, including such capabilities as authentication, authorization, availability, confidentiality, identity management, integrity, audit, security monitoring, incident response, and security policy management?

  2. Does management communicate to the organisation on the importance of meeting the information security objectives, conforming to the information security policy and the need for continual improvement?

  3. Is there an information security policy to provide management direction and support for information security in accordance with business requirements, relevant laws and regulations?

  4. Information Security Policy Document; Is an information security policy document approved by management, published and communicated to all employees and relevant external parties?

  5. A security policy should consider the data and applications that network users have access to: do the right users have the correct access to the appropriate data and applications?

  6. Has management developed and implemented a comprehensive security policy and program, which describe the standards and procedures used to protect IT assets and organization data?

  7. Are all employees, contractors and 3rd party users equipped to support the organisational security policy in the course of their normal work, and to reduce risk of human error?

  8. Has management developed and implemented a comprehensive security policy and program, which describe the standards and procedures used to protect IT assets and data?

  9. Will vendors be granted access to our security policy to make sure all security assessments are done in compliance with our security regulations?

  10. Does this review include assessing opportunities for improvement, need for changes to the ISMS, review of information security policy & objectives?


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 Security policy book in PDF containing 710 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in...

Your Security policy 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 Security policy Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Security policy 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 Security policy 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 Security policy projects with the 62 implementation resources:

  • 62 step-by-step Security policy Project Management Form Templates covering over 6000 Security policy project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Stakeholder Management Plan: Is Security policy project status reviewed with the steering and executive teams at appropriate intervals?

  2. Scope Management Plan: How relevant is this attribute to this Security policy project or audit?

  3. Procurement Management Plan: What were things that you did well, but could improve, and how?

  4. Procurement Audit: Is there a legal authority for the procurement Security policy project?

  5. Risk Audit: Does your organization communicate regularly and effectively with its members?

  6. Quality Management Plan: Have Security policy project management standards and procedures been established and documented?

  7. Project or Phase Close-Out: What Security Considerations needed to be addressed during the Procurement Life Cycle?

  8. Quality Audit: How does the organization know that its staffing profile is optimally aligned with the capability requirements implicit (or explicit) in its Strategic Plan?

  9. Source Selection Criteria: Team Leads: What is your process for assigning ratings?

  10. Stakeholder Analysis Matrix: Who is most interested in information about the topic and/or has previously initiated interest?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Security policy project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix


2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 Security policy project Management Plan
  • 2.2 Scope Management Plan
  • 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
  • 2.4 Requirements Documentation
  • 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
  • 2.6 Security policy 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 Security policy 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 Security policy 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 Security policy 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 Security policy project with this in-depth Security policy Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Security policy 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 Security policy 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 Security policy investments work better.

This Security policy 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.

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  • 5
    Thank you, these are great!

    Posted by NATALIE F. on 5th Aug 2018

    NATALIE F. Healthcare Information Technology Consultant

  • 5
    DAVID T. Software Consultant

    Posted by DAVID T. on 5th Aug 2018

    Quality is a topic that is very important for me right now, and it should be important for every team. This book contains a self-assessment that can be useful for your organization to find out where you currently are. If you struggle to ask the right questions about your efforts, this book will give many of them, and a way to score your answers

  • 5
    Super helpful.. Love how the full assessment helps me take full control of this project!

    Posted by Brett O. on 5th Aug 2018

    BRETT O. Strategist

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    Diego P. Head of BDA Business Unit

  • 5
    I will use everything extensively to prepare for an audit scheduled in Dec and Jan for an important automotive customer.

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    Bruno C. ICT Director

  • 5
    I look forward to becoming more familiar with the material and conducting the survey with my employer. So far it looks very comprehensive. Thank you.

    Posted by RON F. on 3rd Aug 2018

    RON F. Director Analytics Governance

  • 5
    Thank you for providing these valuable resources.

    Posted by HANS D. on 5th Jul 2018

    HANS D. Integration & Solution Architect

  • 5
    The Self-Assessment is a great tool to gather feedback and input from others, especially challenges, and things to watch out for. Very helpful!

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    JULIE M. AWS Solution Architect

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