Understanding and managing IT risks, like network and data security, spam, marketing communications, and employees’ use of personal devices for work, is more essential than ever in today’s business and technology environments.
Information Technology PolicyPro (ITPP) provides a practical and effective way of designing, implementing and reviewing controls over your IT in the context of your overall business strategy.
ITPP helps you:
The resource is designed to make it a relatively simple process for any size business to adopt policies and procedures for IT risk management. Choose from over 95 sample policies and procedures that can be adopted in their entirety or can be easily customized in Microsoft Word® to address the unique aspects of your business.
ITPP is co-published with The Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada), written by Jeffrey D. Sherman, Bcomm, MBA, CIM, FCPA, FCA, and edited by Apolone Gentles, JD, CPA, CGA, FCCA. The resource is the only policy-development service based on Canadian compliance and best practice. The policies and procedures are tied to the most authoritative IT control frameworks, the Information Technology Control Guidelines (ITCG) and the Control Objectives for Information and Related Technology (CobiT).
Updated four times a year, the resource contains the most current information and sample policies and procedures.
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Control Objectives and TechniquesChapter 1.00 - Planning
Volume IIChapter 8.00 - Physical and Systems Security
Print ISSN 1911-5873 Online ISSN 1923-8916
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Jeffrey D. Sherman, Bcomm, MBA, CIM, FCPA, FCA, is a director or CFO of several public companies and has had over 20 years of executive management experience. His interests include corporate governance, risk management, accounting and finance, restructuring and start-up enterprises.
Mr. Sherman has lectured and conducted seminars for many organizations, and was an adjunct professor at York University for 15 years. He is a popular course director and course author for many organizations, including The Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada), and other provincial institutes of chartered professional accountants and law societies, and has written many magazine articles on finance and accounting. He has written over 20 books including: Finance and Accounting PolicyPro, Not-for-Profit PolicyPro and Information Technology PolicyPro (guides to risk management, governance, procedures and internal controls, all published by First Reference and CPA Canada), Cash Management Toolkit (published by CPA Canada), as well as Canadian Cash and Treasury Management, Canadian Risk Management and Financial Instruments: A Guide for Financial Managers (all published by Thomson-Reuters/Carswell).
Apolone Gentles, JD, CPA, CGA, FCCA, is an Ontario lawyer and editor with over 20 years of business experience.
She has held senior leadership roles in non-profit organizations, leading finance, human resources, information technology and facilities teams. She has also held senior roles in audit and assurance services at a "Big Four" audit firm. Apolone has also lectured in auditing, economics and business at post-secondary schools.