Information Shield Announces New Version of Leading Security Policy Library

Information Security Policies Made Easy, Version 10 Now Available

Houston, Texas – May 10, 2005

Information Shield, a leading developer and distributor of information security best-practices, today announced the release of Version 10 of Information Security Policies Made Easy (ISPME) by Charles Cresson Wood, CISSP, CISM, CISA. ISPME V10 is the newly updated version of this leading security policy resource, containing over 1300 pre-written policies covering the latest technical, management and regulatory issues.

“We are delighted to release the updated version of this leading policy resource, which has been referenced by over 50% of the Fortune 1000,” said David Lineman, president and CEO of Information Shield. “For years, Information Security Policies Made Easy has been the gold-standard for security policies, used by more than 7000 customers in 59 different countries. This new version has updated policies covering the latest security topics challenging our customers such as PDA and mobile phone security, wireless networks, Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP), outsourcing, SPAM, phishing attacks, and regulations such as HIPAA and Sarbanes-Oxley.”

“Because there are so many different considerations, policy writing can be a daunting task, but with ISPME, organizations can quickly identify and document best practices,” said the author Charles Cresson Wood. Involved in the information security field as a consultant since 1979, Wood has done consulting for over 100 different organizations around the world. “This book can save organizations thousands of dollars and hundreds of hours in the policy development and update process.”

Information Security Policies Made Easy is thoroughly indexed and organized around the ISO-17799 framework, and includes sample policies, commentary and valuable implementation advice on a wide range of security topics. The book comes in hardcopy as well as CD-ROM format, and includes an organization-wide license to republish the material inside one organization.

Along with its companion book, Information Security Roles and Responsibilities Made Easy, these guides provide the best way for organizations to rapidly and economically document their critical information security functions and to demonstrate compliance with the standard of due care.