IT Security Policies at Cincom Systems

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IT Security Policies At Cincom Systems Introduction Cincom Systems is a global provider of enterprise software for many of the world's largest manufacturers and defense contractors. Their approach to defining an IT Security Plan is defined in this document as is the definition of their Disaster Recovery Plan (DRP). As Cincom is a global leader in the development and implementation of enterprise software, the focus of this IT Security Plan details how to best secure and protect not only their core intellectual property (IP) but that of their customers as well, many of which are government agencies headquartered both in the U.S. and throughout the world. The most effective IT Security Plans and Policies both support and streamline the attainment of corporate objectives over time (Johnson, 2011). Information security is crucial for the overall development of an effective strategic plan as well, concentrating on how enterprise systems can be extended, enhanced while also better aligned to the specific needs of global expansion in a business (Merkow, Breithaupt, 2006). As Cincom operates in 17 different nations and continually invests in new application development to support many foreign governments' information systems and defense-related needs, there is a corresponding increase in the level of security its systems must also deliver. The intent of this analysis is to define how Cincom can become more effective in managing potential threats, and also how it can use a

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