Insights Portal

The IANS Insights Portal contains thousands of research articles, Ask-An-Expert responses, Tools & Templates, Executive Communications materials, Content Aggregator updates and IANS event takeaways. Here you will find a collection of anonymized case studies and real-world examples containing tangible, actionable advice to help you address your organization's challenges.

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  • Product: IANS content served in various formats (i.e. Ask-An-Expert Writeups, Faculty Reports, *Content Aggregator)
    • *Content Aggregator: Third-party content formatted in ready-to-use slides for presentations to the C-suite and lines of business
      • Single Slides: PowerPoint slides including speaker notes
      • Compilations: Collections of single slides on specific information security topics
      • Executive Briefings: Topical slides with an added viewpoint from the IANS Faculty
      • Icon Library: A collection of cybersecurity themed icons ready to use in slideshows
  • Topic: Primary and secondary IANS taxonomies (i.e. Cloud Computing, Infrastructure, Management & Leadership)
  • Author: Creator of a piece of content (i.e. particular IANS Faculty member)
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Tools & Templates

Infosec and Privacy Awareness/Training Program Checklists

These checklists are designed to help you keep track of the positive benefits realized from your information security and privacy training and awareness communications and events, as well as to identify where improvements are needed.

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Tools & Templates

FedRAMP Compliance Checklist

FedRAMP is a massive, painful undertaking, but it can set you apart from other organizations once you have been certified or received your Authority to Operate (ATO). This checklist is designed to step you through the process.

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Tools & Templates

HIPAA Physical Security Compliance Checklist

As with all regulatory and contractual obligations, complying with the letter of the law is the minimum effort with the minimum security protection benefit. This checklist outlines some best practices for baseline compliance as well as practices and technology that go beyond those for each of the controls in the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability’s (HIPAA’s) Physical Safeguards.

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Tools & Templates

Privileged Access Policy and User Agreement Template

This template is for a typical privileged access policy and user agreement. It includes key advice and recommendations for writing a comprehensive policy.

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Tools & Templates

Information Security Job Description Templates (Updated)

With the information security workforce shortage projected to reach 2-3 million over the next few years, organizations are putting a greater emphasis on their recruiting process to better fill out their security teams. Use these sample infosec job descriptions to set the foundation for role expectations and attract the most highly qualified professionals to your organization. 

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