Gartner Research

Roundup of Security and IT Risk Management Policy Guidance and Templates, 2Q12

Published: 06 June 2012

ID: G00230511

Analyst(s): Jay Heiser


Gartner has developed an extensive body of research to assist in the creation, implementation and communication of IT-related policies. This research Roundup provides an overview of Gartner's documents on security- and IT-risk-related policy decision making and policy creation.

Table Of Contents


  • Best Practices for Creating Policy
  • Toolkits and Guidance for Specific Policy Topics
    • Security Policy Statement or Charter
    • Classification
    • IT Risk Management
    • Identity and Access Management
    • Security Incident Response
    • IT Configuration, Maintenance and Operational Policies
    • Software Asset Management and Procurement
    • Archiving, Retention, Backup, Business Continuity and Data Recovery
    • Acceptable Use and End-User Behavior
    • Personal and Mobile Devices
    • Privacy
    • Social Media
  • Policy Dissemination and Automation
  • Commercial and Open Sources of Policy

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