Assignment 1: IT Security Policy Framework

  Establishing an effective Information Technology Security Policy  Framework is critical in the development of a comprehensive security  program. Additionally, there are many security frameworks that  organizations commonly reference when developing their security  programs. Review the security frameworks provided by NIST (SP 800-53),  ISO / IEC 27000 series, and COBIT. Assume that you have been hired as a  consultant by a medium-sized insurance organization and have been asked  to draft an IT Security Policy Framework.
You may create and / or assume all necessary assumptions needed for the completion of this assignment.
Write a three to five (3-5) page paper in which you:

  1. Select a security framework, describe the framework selected, and design an IT Security Policy Framework for the organization.
  2. Describe  the importance of and method of establishing compliance of IT security  controls with U.S. laws and regulations, and how organizations can align  their policies and controls with the applicable regulations.
  3. Analyze the business challenges within each of the seven (7) domains in developing an effective IT Security Policy Framework.
  4. Describe  your IT Security Policy Framework implementation issues and challenges  and provide recommendations for overcoming these implementation issues  and challenges.
  5. Use at least three (3) quality resources in  this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and similar Websites do not qualify as  quality resources.

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

  • Be  typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with  one-inch margins on all sides; citations and 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 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 assignment page length.

The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

  • Identify the role of an information systems security (ISS) policy framework in overcoming business challenges.
  • Design a security policy framework.
  • Use technology and information resources to research issues in security strategy and policy formation.
  • Write  clearly and concisely about Information Systems Security Policy topics  using proper writing mechanics and technical style conventions.

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