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security policy
Last modified: Monday, January 16, 2006 

A security policy is a document that outlines the rules, laws and practices for computer network access. This document regulates how an organization will manage, protect and distribute its sensitive information (both corporate and client information) and lays the framework for the computer-network-oriented security of the organization.

See also security.

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Resource site containing links to FAQs, security advisories, documents, groups and organizations, related security Web sites, and Request for Comment (RFC) documents on computer and network security. Harvard's Unix Security Information is an excellent source for information on security for both unix and non-unix systems.

dti: How to Write a Security Policy (PDF) 
Producing an information security policy should not be seen as a difficult task. What is important is that it should give clear policy direction and management support for the implementation and maintenance of information security. To be effective the policy should be relevant, accessible and understandable to all intended users throughout the organization.

INFOSYSSEC Portal 
An excellent collection of resources and links designed to provide in-depth information on how to write a security policy.

W3C Security Resources 
Good collection of links to various aspects of Web and Internet security.

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