HRS: Human Resources


HRS-01: Asset Returns

Upon termination of workforce personnel and/or expiration of external business relationships, all organizationally-owned assets shall be returned within an established period.

HRS-02: Background Screening

Pursuant to local laws, regulations, ethics, and contractual constraints, all employment candidates, contractors, and third parties shall be subject to background verification proportional to the data classification to be accessed, the business requirements, and acceptable risk.

HRS-03: Employment Agreements

Employment agreements shall incorporate provisions and/or terms for adherence to established information governance and security policies and must be signed by newly hired or on-boarded workforce personnel (e.g., full or part-time employee or contingent staff) prior to granting workforce personnel user access to corporate facilities, resources, and assets.

HRS-04: Employment Termination

Roles and responsibilities for performing employment termination or change in employment procedures shall be assigned, documented, and communicated.

HRS-05: Mobile Device Management

Policies and procedures shall be established, and supporting business processes and technical measures implemented, to manage business risks associated with permitting mobile device access to corporate resources and may require the implementation of higher assurance compensating controls and acceptable-use policies and procedures (e.g., mandated security training, stronger identity, entitlement and access controls, and device monitoring).

HRS-06: Non-Disclosure Agreements

Requirements for non-disclosure or confidentiality agreements reflecting the organization’s needs for the protection of data and operational details shall be identified, documented, and reviewed at planned intervals.

HRS-07: Roles / Responsibilities

Roles and responsibilities of contractors, employees, and third-party users shall be documented as they relate to information assets and security.

HRS-08: Technology Acceptable Use

Policies and procedures shall be established, and supporting business processes and technical measures implemented, for defining allowances and conditions for permitting usage of organizationally-owned or managed user end-point devices (e.g., issued workstations, laptops, and mobile devices) and IT infrastructure network and systems components. Additionally, defining allowances and conditions to permit usage of personal mobile devices…

HRS-09: Training / Awareness

A security awareness training program shall be established for all contractors, third-party users, and employees of the organization and mandated when appropriate. All individuals with access to organizational data shall receive appropriate awareness training and regular updates in organizational procedures, processes, and policies relating to their professional function relative to the organization.

HRS-10: User Responsibility

All personnel shall be made aware of their roles and responsibilities for: Maintaining awareness and compliance with established policies and procedures and applicable legal, statutory, or regulatory compliance obligations. Maintaining a safe and secure working environment

HRS-11: Workspace

Policies and procedures shall be established to require that unattended workspaces do not have openly visible (e.g., on a desktop) sensitive documents and user computing sessions are disabled after an established period of inactivity.