Security Policies that Organizations Have in Place
Created by the Security Executive Council
Poll question: Which of the following elements are covered by defined policies within your organization.A. Physical security - e.g., access control, locking, reporting local situations, locking desks/important info. policy:
B: Travel policy:
C. Information security policy
D. Background investigations/vetting policy
E. Workplace violence policy
F. Aviation policy
G. Conduct in the workplace policy (e.g., fighting, weapons, drugs, drinking, theft)
F. Incident reporting policy
G. Other policies
Participants in this survey were given the ability to list policies Security was responsible for within their organization. Some of the policies listed were:
Poll question: Which of the following do you consider the primary driver of conduct and activities within your organization?
Participant Comments:A large number of participants provided additional comments and clarifications regarding their responses to the survey questions. We selected a few of these comments to share with you. They have been edited from their original to preserve anonymity:
Next StepsConsider the policies within your organization. What is Security's role and jurisdiction? The SEC can help you create new policies, review existing policies or assist with strategies to enhance policy awareness. The Security Executive Council consists of former leaders of successful Security programs and we can bring that talent together to help you increase Security's standing within your organization.
For more information on this topic see Program Best Practices: Policy and Guidelines
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Copyright Security Executive Council. Last Updated: September 23, 2018
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