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Best Practices for Creating an Enterprise Information Security Charter

Published: 17 September 2014

ID: G00263701

Analyst(s): Tom Scholtz


An information security charter is one of the chief information security officer's best tools for establishing a mandate for the security program and for establishing and communicating security governance.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Decide on the Structure and Content of Your Charter
  • Find a Sponsor for Your Charter
  • Consider Best Practices in Developing Your Charter
  • Ensure the Charter Is Properly Formalized and Socialized

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