7MS #419: Eating the Security Dog Food
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7MS #419: Eating the Security Dog Food

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Today we're talking about eating the security dog food! What do I mean by that? Well, a lot of security companies I worked for in the past preached to clients about the importance of having a good security program, but didn't have one of their own! I'm trying to break that pattern now that I'm in a position to lead an information security program for 7MS.

In today's episode we talk about getting your company started with a good set of infosec policies/procedures. First up is a "mothership" infosec policy with the following sub-policies inside it:

  • Acceptable Use
  • Data Protection and Privacy
  • Physical Security
  • Tools and Technology
  • Training and Awareness
  • Reporting

Oh, and the song I jazz/scat/sang coming out of the jingle was If I Were a Dog