Secure Networks: How To Develop An Information Security Policy
A security policy is the foundation of a secure network, but it must balance security with business needs. Here are some guidelines for successful security policy development.
Security is often referred to as an overlay to a network topology. While security methods provide protection for access and infrastructure, these methods should be the result of a carefully defined security policy. An effective security policy integrates well-known protection methods into a network in a way that meets both security standards and the goals of the entity being secured.
An information security policy builds the foundation for a secure network, but it must be seen as valuable to an entity. The selling point for a security policy is showing how it maps to key business drivers.
5 Top Federal Initiatives For 2015As InformationWeek Government readers were busy firming up their fiscal year 2015 budgets, we asked them to rate more than 30 IT initiatives in terms of importance and current leadership focus. No surprise, among more than 30 options, security is No. 1. After that, things get less predictable.