PS-01 Personnel Security Policy And Procedures

Control: The organization develops, disseminates, and periodically reviews/updates: (i) a formal, documented, personnel security policy that addresses purpose, scope, roles, responsibilities, management commitment, coordination among organizational entities, and compliance; and (ii) formal, documented procedures to facilitate the implementation of the personnel security policy and associated personnel security controls.

Supplemental Guidance: The personnel security policy and procedures are consistent with applicable laws, Executive Orders, directives, policies, regulations, standards, and guidance. The personnel security policy can be included as part of the general information security policy for the organization. Personnel security procedures can be developed for the security program in general, and for a particular information system, when required. NIST Special Publication 800-12 provides guidance on security policies and procedures.

Control Enhancements: (0) None.

Baseline: LOW PS-1 MOD PS-1 HIGH PS-1

Family: Personnel Security

Class: Operational

ISO 17799 mapping: 8.1.1, 15.1.1

COBIT 4.1 mapping: PO4.6, PO7.3, PC5

PCI-DSS v2 mapping: 12.5.1