Practical Guide to SecuritySecurity Manual

A serious data breach brings monetary damage in its many forms: business disruption, bad publicity, stiff ones for noncompliance, and undermined customer confidence. But most damaging of all is the trouble that it creates when it comes to signing up new customers. A tarnished reputation is a big objection for sales and business development to overcome. That's why data security in general and database security in particular are a crucial part of any company's overall corporate health.

The Security Manual Template has just been updated to include the latest electronic forms for Risk and Threat Assessment Forms. With these new forms in place you will easily be able to conduct an assessment of your enterprise's exposures and then implement solutions to mitigate the risks.

Download This Complete and Customizable Security Framework

Each component of this kit comes in editable Microsoft Office templates, is customizable to the specific needs of your business and contains clear instructions and examples. The tools and guides in this package follow the following four steps:

  • Step 1. Conduct Business Impact Analysis
  • Step 2. Assess Threats and Vulnerabilities
  • Step 3: Customize Your Security Manual Template
  • Step 4: Enforce Security Policies and Procedures
Electronic Forms

The forms included are:

    1. Application & File Server Inventory
    2. Blog Policy Compliance Agreement
    3. BYOD Access and Use Agreement
    4. Company Asset Employee Control Log
    5. Email Employee Agreement
    6. Employee Termination Procedures and Checklist
    7. FIPS 199 Assessment
    8. Internet Access Request Form
    9. Internet and Electronic Communication Employee Agreement
    10. Internet use Approval
    11. Mobile Device Access and Use Agreement
    12. Mobile Device Security and Compliance Checklist
    13. New Employee Security Acknowledgment and Release
    14. Outsourcing and Cloud Security Compliance Agreement
    15. Outsourcing Security Compliance Agreement
    16. Preliminary Security Audit Checklist
    17. Privacy Compliance Policy Acceptance Agreement
    18. Risk Assessment (pdf & docx)
    19. Security Access Application
    20. Security Audit Report
    21. Security Violation Procedures
    22. Sensitive Information Policy Compliance Agreement
    23. Server Registration
    24. Social networking Policy Compliance Agreement
    25. Telecommuting Work Agreement
    26. Text Messaging Sensitive Information Agreement
    27. Threat and Vulnerability Assessment Inventory
    28. Work From Home Work Agreement
    29. Plus more

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The Security Manual Template provides all the essential elements of a complete security manual. Detailed language addressing more than a dozen security topics is included in this 240-page Microsoft Word document, which you can modify as you see fit to meet your business requirements. The template includes sections on critical topics such as:

Risk Analysis

Physical Security

Staff Member Roles

Facility Design


Data & Software Security

Network Security

Contingency Planning

Incident Reporting

Outsourced Services

Access Control

Waiver Procedures

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