One of the responsibilities of a Security Administrator is to create and
document policies that protect the organization and guide users to making smart
decisions. In this assignment you will build a handbook that can be used for
such a purpose. The NIST’s Special Publications Website, a government operated
Website, provides several documents for you to review in order to see examples
that may be helpful to start this assignment (http://csrc.nist.gov/publications/PubsSPs.html).
helpful Websites for this assignment include:
Write a (13-15) page
Security Administrator’s handbook including policies tailored to your work
environment or for a business environment with which you are familiar. You may
select a fictitious name for your organization for the purpose of this paper. Do
not duplicate your company’s existing handbook. Create your own unique work
based on what you have learned in this course. There will be two (2) major
sections of the handbook: Main Body and Policies.
Section 1: Main
Body In four to six (4-6) pages total, develop the basic procedures and
guidelines that the organization must address to properly secure its corporate
network and information assets in the followings seven (7) items:
Network Architecture and Security Considerations
Remote Access Security
Laptop and Removable Media Security
Vulnerability and Penetration Testing
Guidelines for Reviewing and Changing Policies
Policies Develop the policies section of the handbook and include two to
three (2-3) pages for each policy in which you define the policies used by the
organization identifying the unique requirements of your industry. It must
include, at a minimum, the following four (4) security policies:
Acceptable Use Policy
Incident Response Policy
User Awareness and Training Policy
To organize your policies and to
give your policies structure, follow this sequential format:
Procedures and Guidelines
Review and Change Management
Use at least four (4) quality resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia
and similar Websites do not qualify as quality resources.
assignment must follow these formatting requirements:
Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch
margins on all sides; references must follow APA or school-specific format.
Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the title of
the company and industry, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course
title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in
the required page length.