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Align Information Security Governance With Your Broader Information Governance Initiatives

Published: 19 August 2013

ID: G00252004

Analyst(s): Ted Friedman , Tom Scholtz


Failing to align information security governance with broader information governance programs leads to fragmented and inconsistent activities and policies. Information management and security IT leaders can improve their effectiveness by adopting a number of key best practices.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Join Forces in Obtaining Executive Mandates and Sponsorship
  • Align Information Classification Strategy
  • Ensure Policy Development Is Comprehensive and Consistent
  • Make Your Efforts Relevant To and Inclusive of IT
  • Seek Additional Opportunities for Alignment and Synergy

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