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IDG Contributor Network: Why written policies are vital to your cyber strategy

Discussion in 'CSO' started by RSS, Jan 20, 2016.

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    Can you name anything (in our society) that is not driven (at least in part) by emotion. Our perception of events (and how they might help or harm us) drives our emotional reactions. Oil prices drop, and the market plunges 200 points in one day. The Fed raises interest rates one basis point and the market reacts. It almost seems like a self-fulfilling prophecy.

    We want to use our robust emotional brain to our advantage not our disadvantage. The midst of battle is not when we should decide how we are going to react. Written policies and procedures help us leverage our emotions while responding in a parallel manner towards a common goal.

    Implementing sound policies and procedures will help your organization in the following ways.

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