The IT policy manual covers the common IT requirements and practices. This sample is intended only to provide an example of wording that might be used in an IT manual. This sample wording can be helpful in generating ideas for developing a manual for your own company. However, IT policies should be drafted, as appropriate and necessary, in a way that accurately reflects your company’s IT standards and requirements. (48 pages, 8443 words)
The IT manual establishes and states the policies governing the company’s IT standards and practices. These policies define management’s arrangements for managing operations and activities in accordance with computer industry practices. These top-level policies represent the plans or protocols for achieving and maintaining the confidentiality, integrity and availability of all IT Assets.
The purpose of this Information Technology (IT) manual is to define, develop, and document the information policies and procedures that support organizational goals and objectives. The policies and procedures provide:
When consistently applied throughout the company, these policies and procedures assure that the information assets are protected from a range of threats in order to ensure business continuity and maximize the return on investments of business interests. All additional departmental or functional policies and procedures written should conform to and parallel the policies in this manual. All changes to policies and procedures are required to be reviewed to ensure that there are no conflicts with the policies stated in this IT Policy Manual. This policy manual covers:
IT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
PROCESSES AND CONTROLS