IT Policies

A clear, well-defined policy can help keep your organization running smoothly. Our ready-made policies can be used as is or customized to fit your specific needs.

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    VPN usage policy

    As more and more users work from remote locations, the need for secure access to networks, systems, and data continues to grow. This policy provides guidelines to help IT ensure that VPNs are properly...

    April 2019 by Tech Pro Research

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    Remote access policy

    This policy outlines guidelines and processes for requesting, obtaining, using, and terminating remote access to organization networks, systems, and data. It applies to scenarios where employees conne...

    March 2019 by Tech Pro Research

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    Home usage of company-owned equipment policy

    Employees who work from home often use company-supplied systems and devices, which helps ensure that they have consistent, state-of-the-art equipment to do their work. However, organizations should pr...

    March 2019 by Tech Pro Research

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    Personnel screening policy

    Personnel screening involves analyzing the background of company applicants to ensure that they are a creditable fit for the role in which they intend to work. The process may entail analysis of crimi...

    February 2019 by Tech Pro Research

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    Telecommuting policy

    As more and more employees request the opportunity to perform some or all of their work from a remote location, the need has grown for organizations to have clearly defined guidelines that govern empl...

    February 2019 by Tech Pro Research

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    Resource and data recovery policy

    Employees, data, and resources are three of the biggest assets in any organization. All employees should be familiar with the processes for recovering information if it becomes lost, inaccessible, or ...

    January 2019 by Tech Pro Research

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    Severe weather and emergency policy

    This policy offers guidelines for responding to severe weather events and other emergencies. It covers the ramifications of closing the company, what steps to follow if the company is open but staff c...

    January 2019 by Tech Pro Research

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    Virtualization policy

    Virtualization platforms are available from a number of vendors, but it’s still critical to maintain your virtualization environment to avoid unnecessary resource consumption, out of-compliance system...

    December 2018 by Tech Pro Research

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    IT staff systems/data access policy

    IT pros typically have access to company servers, network devices, and data so they can perform their jobs. However, that access entails risk, including exposure of confidential information and interr...

    October 2018 by Tech Pro Research

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    Machine automation policy guidelines

    Many industries rely on machine automation to save money and reduce risk. However, along with the benefits comes the critical need to implement policies for its proper use. This set of guidelines will...

    September 2018 by Tech Pro Research