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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    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

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    IT training policy

    Successful IT departments are defined not only by the technology they deploy and manage, but by the skills and capabilities of their people. IT workers must stay up to date with the latest technology ...

    July 2018 by Tech Pro Research

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    Streaming media policy

    Although there are many legitimate business reasons to access streamed audio and video files—such as engaging in training, reviewing industry-related content, and conducting research—there are also op...

    July 2018 by Tech Pro Research

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    End user data backup policy

    Data without an associated backup is only as reliable as the system upon which it is stored—and every system has a finite lifespan or may be susceptible to malware or hacking efforts. This policy offe...

    June 2018 by Tech Pro Research

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    Software licensing policy

    Organizations spend a fortune on software licenses every year, and a lack of management around it can result in heavy fines. This policy will help you establish guidelines to make sure you're in compl...

    June 2018 by Tech Pro Research

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    Internet of Things policy

    These guidelines cover the procurement, usage, and administration of IoT devices, whether provided by the company or employee owned. From the policy: Summary The Internet of Things (or IoT) re...

    May 2018 by Tech Pro Research

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    Cloud computing policy

    This policy provides guidelines for secure and effective cloud computing operations to ensure the integrity and privacy of company-owned information. From the policy: The list of advantages to cloud...

    May 2018 by Tech Pro Research