E-mail, Internet access, and collaborative tools (whether a phone system’s conferencing capabilities, or document-sharing applications) are “must-haves” for most businesses today.
But by now many managers know that you shouldn’t stop at just implementing these tools and then going ahead, footloose and fancy-free, with using them. As with any other asset, you need to protect not just the
public policy center
in the face of public disclosure of your compliance violations. It follows, then, that one of the first steps in boosting your security measures is to create a security and compliance policy. This internal policy should be a working document that clearly states your company’s security and data classification policies, (and that includes, depending on your industry or business activities, a functional definition of intellectual property). Once that’s done, you need to make sure all employees know