The recommendations outlined in this memo is for all systems that receive, process, store or transmit FTI, including Tumbleweed workstations and server, database servers, application servers, file servers, mainframes, routers, switches and firewalls.
Who is responsible for securing an organization's information? By definition, security policy refers to clear, comprehensive, and well-defined plans, rules, and practices that regulate access to an organization's system and the information included in it.
These areas include, risk assessment, vulnerability scanning/host configuration compliance, patch management, and incident response reporting.
Agencies that are compliant with Safeguarding requirements in these areas have a significant advantage when it comes to integrating security into IT operations.
Standard and Process – Standard defines the rules by which the individuals or assets within the scope must adhere; the process provides greater detail on the standard by describing how the individuals or assets comply with the standard.
, Vice President and Chief Information Officer Effective Date: August 31, 2012Last Reviewed Date: October 2, 2015This document establishes standards for Information Security documentation.
These standards will maintain consistency in our Information Security programs.
It also serves as a prominent statement to the outside world about the organization's commitment to security. Like many people, Fred Jones thought he had a difficult job.
As the Information Systems Manager in a small school district, he was responsible for operating a district-wide computer network--everything from installation and maintenance to user support and training.