CELLSOFT TECHNOLOGIES Software Security Policy
Cellsoft is committed to ensuring the security of our software products and protecting the sensitive information and data we handle. This Security Policy outlines the fundamental principles and minimum security standards that must be adhered to by all employees, contractors, and partners to maintain the integrity, confidentiality, and availability of our software assets.
2. Information Security
2.1 Data Classification
All data should be classified based on its sensitivity:
- Confidential : Highly sensitive data, such as customer PII, financial records, and proprietary source code.
- Internal Use : Data intended for internal purposes only, not meant for public distribution.
- Public : Data that is publicly available, like marketing materials.
2.2 Data Access Control
- Access to confidential data must be granted on a need-to-know basis.
- Employees should use strong, unique passwords and multi-factor authentication (MFA) for accessing systems.
- Unauthorized access to any data or system is strictly prohibited.
2.3 Data Encryption
- Data in transit must be encrypted using secure protocols.
- Data at rest should be encrypted on storage devices and backups.
3. Software Development Security
3.1 Secure Coding Practices
- Developers should follow secure coding practices to prevent vulnerabilities and exploits.
- Regular code reviews and security testing should be conducted.
3.2 Version Control and Change Management
- All software source code and changes must be tracked using a version control system.
- Changes must be documented, reviewed, and tested before deployment.
3.3 Patch Management
- Timely patches and updates must be applied to software and systems to address security vulnerabilities.
4. Network Security
4.1 Firewalls and Network Segmentation
- Firewalls should be used to control and monitor network traffic.
- Networks should be segmented to limit the impact of potential breaches.
4.2 Secure Remote Access
- Remote access to company systems should be secure and monitored.
- VPNs and secure authentication methods must be used.
5. Physical Security
- Physical access to data centers and server rooms should be restricted and monitored.
- Hardware should be kept in secure, climate-controlled environments.
6. Incident Response
- All security incidents and breaches must be reported immediately to the designated authority.
- An incident response plan should be in place and regularly tested.
7. Employee Training
- All employees must receive security awareness training.
- Training on how to recognize and report security threats and breaches is mandatory.
8. Vendor and Third-Party Security
- Vendors and third-party partners must adhere to our security standards and undergo assessments.
9. Compliance and Auditing
- Periodic security audits and assessments will be conducted to ensure policy compliance.
- [Company Name] will adhere to all relevant legal and regulatory requirements.
10. Security Review
This Security Policy will be reviewed annually or as needed to ensure it remains effective and up-to-date with evolving security threats.
Non-compliance with this policy may result in disciplinary actions, up to and including termination of employment. Violations may also lead to legal action if applicable.
Cellsoft recognizes the importance of security in our software development and operations. By adhering to this policy, we demonstrate our commitment to safeguarding our assets, our customers' data, and our reputation. Security is everyone's responsibility.
This Security Policy is effective as of 01:01:2023 and supersedes all prior policies and guidelines.