The security document project and managing and executing it Course

Dive into the security document project and what you need to do.

3 hours, 13 minutes

Course description

Now our security policy project is in progress as we work to create (or update) our documents. We cover the steps, knowledge and skills to create effective information security policies and other governance documents to maximize team value and overcome obstacles. Stages include project kickoff, initial steps and review, drafts and revisions, gaining approval for the documents and distributing them, and training and ensuring compliance.



Video - 00:02:00

Wrapping up our discussion of project management.
Publication, training and implementing phase

Video - 00:12:00

The document is now approved and is a new internal rule. Time to implement it and ensure the organization is aware of it.
Gaining approval and finalizing the documents

Video - 00:14:00

The project is almost complete. Let's get the document approved and finalize it.
Security and technical decisions

Video - 00:06:00

Remember that I'm the law person, not the tech expert, so let's talk tech and security and communicating about that for a few minutes.
Tracking changes within documents and version control

Video - 00:23:00

Tips to track your document versions and changes within them, as well as distributing them.
Reading, writing, technical writing and editing

Video - 00:24:00

A quick primer to improve how you read, write and edit.
Resolving differences of opinion

Video - 00:18:00

People will have different opinions on how to proceed. Let's talk about how to resolve that.
People skills for managing and communicating in the policy project

Video - 00:15:00

Whether we are the team leader, member or follower, it is important to consider the human element.
Review relevant existing internal rules

Video - 00:04:00

We are building or updating a new internal rule, so we need to know what exists.
Starting the project: Project kickoff

Video - 00:06:00

Starting the project right. Some call it a kickoff, I call it the race start.
Review project scope and avoid scope creep

Video - 00:16:00

If we have an approved project, let's stay within the lanes, make sure we complete it and be flexible, but also be wary of increasing scope creep.
Overview of all steps and phases

Video - 00:20:00

Before we discuss each step, I provide an overview in this video.
Project management basics

Video - 00:21:00

We need to manage our document project well to ensure we get it across the finish line and it is the best it can be.
Overview on project management and execution

Video - 00:08:00

An overview of the course, where we dig into the document project and managing its progress.
Project management assessment

Assessment - 8 questions

Meet the author

John Bandler

John Bandler is a lawyer, consultant, speaker, teacher, and author in the areas of cybersecurity, cybercrime, privacy, investigations, and more. He is the founder of Bandler Law Firm PLLC and Bandler Group LLC, legal and consulting practices that help organizations and individuals with cybersecurity, the prevention and investigation of cybercrime, privacy, legal compliance, and more.

John has expertise in many subjects, holds a number of certifications, and is a prolific writer and speaker. He is the author of Cybersecurity for the Home and Office, a comprehensive guide to understanding and improving information security. His second book is Cybercrime Investigations, an extensive resource regarding the law, technology, process, and skills for the investigation of cybercrime. John has authored many articles on a range of topics, teaches students at the undergraduate, graduate, and law level, and provides training for professionals.

Before entering private practice, John served in government for more than twenty years as a prosecutor, police officer, and military officer. John was hired as an assistant district attorney at the New York County District Attorney’s Office by the legendary Robert M. Morgenthau, where he investigated and prosecuted the full range of offenses including traditional crime, cybercrime, the global trafficking of stolen data, and virtual currency money laundering. Before that, he served for eight years as a state trooper in the New York State Police, assigned to a busy patrol station providing full services to the local community. He also served in the Army Reserves.

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