An IT security policy outlines the key items in an company that need to be protected. This will include the company’s network, its physical building, and more. More importantly it needs to outline the potential threats to those items and the action plan to mitigate and remediate risk. Many times, company think only of focusing on cyber security, but also needs to have an action plan for threats that could include disgruntled employees, security of your building and acts of nature.
Identifying security risks and threats is the first step, outline a plan on preventing those threats should not be trusted to anyone other than an expert, specializing in modern day threat analysis and prevention. Your IT security policy should be circulated to everyone in the company, along with connecting to client networks, who require updated policy and procedures.