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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    Encryption policy

    Encryption offers a means of protecting data in transit or stored on devices--but organizations must follow proven methods and adhere to current standards for it to be effective. This policy outlines ...

    January 2018 by Tech Pro Research

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    System update policy

    To ensure security and stability, it’s critical to have standardized, well-documented practices for installing software updates. This policy offers guidelines for managing the update process, logging ...

    December 2017 by Tech Pro Research

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    Intrusion detection policy

    A clear and concise plan of action will help counteract any intrusion into an enterprise network and mitigate potential damage. This sample policy establishes guidelines and procedures your organizati...

    December 2017 by Tech Pro Research

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    New equipment budget policy

    Investments in technological equipment and software can return high dividends in the form of employee productivity. But planning and tracking these expenses can be a challenge for IT departments, even...

    October 2017 by Tech Pro Research

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    Wireless networking policy

    Wireless networks have given users enormous flexibility and lessened the burden of supporting their connectivity needs. But along with the benefits comes the critical need to make sure wireless networ...

    October 2017 by Tech Pro Research

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    Securing Linux policy

    Linux has been the backbone of many businesses for decades. It has powered web servers, database systems, development machines, and employee workstations. And as with any OS, it’s essential to ensure ...

    September 2017 by Tech Pro Research

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    Mobile device computing policy

    Mobile devices offer convenience and flexibility for the modern workforce—but they also bring associated risks and support issues. This policy establishes guidelines to help ensure safe and productive...

    August 2017 by Tech Pro Research

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    Corporate gaming policy

    Video games can benefit companies by giving employees a recreational outlet to build cooperation and morale. But they can also create problems if misused. This policy will help you establish the groun...

    August 2017 by Tech Pro Research

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    Configuration management policy

    Implementing a configuration management strategy can involve a lot of work up front, but it will pay off in the long run by making day-to-day administrative life easier. This policy provides guideline...

    August 2017 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...

    July 2017 by Tech Pro Research