The arrival of the Internet makes the beginning of a new era in the IT security. Compared to past years, now organizations require to prevent their functions from the risks including intrusion, critical information leakage, power overloads, breakdowns, and transmissions virus, which are likely to cause facilities damage and data loss.

Although Information Security includes a vast domain of applications,organizations need to include a proper solution to track the security needs via the trainingprograms, security programs and consulting services. Now the security of the systems is translated into a multi-layered approach.Having simple internet as well as virus protection is not enough to handle current threats. It is essential to have a real solution since threats become multiple and more complex. In order to counter the threats an effective solution must address the following issues in the following areas:

  1. Secure publication of required information.
  2. Limitation of user access.
  3. Development of protection solutions.
  4. More rigorous securement of dangerous organization data.
  5. Continuous review of available solutions to handle new threats.

Regardless of how small or large the organization is, it is essential to have a solution to guarantee the security of sensitive assets. Such plan is referred as a securityprogram. Including a security program state that the organization has taken steps to avoid the risk of losing assets and have a well-defined procedure for managing the information as well as technological security within the organization.

The program should be complete enough and the implementation should be trusted enough, to ensure that the organization doesn’t include the chance of losing the business due to a security incident. Elements of a well-defined security program, which acts as a solution to the organization should include the following things:

  1. Designated Security Officer.
  2. Risk assessment.
  3. Security Policies and Procedures.
  4. Security awareness among employess.
  5. Audit Compliance plan.