Tegan's Tavern Website Security Policy


1. Purpose


The purpose of this security policy is to outline the measures and practices in place to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information on Tegan's Tavern website. This policy aims to protect the website from unauthorized access, data breaches, and other security threats.


2. Access Control


2.1. User Authentication:

   - Require strong, unique passwords for all user accounts.

   - Implement multi-factor authentication for administrative accounts.


2.2. User Authorization:

   - Grant access rights based on job responsibilities and roles.

   - Regularly review and update user permissions.


3. Data Protection


3.1. Encryption:

   - Use HTTPS to encrypt data transmitted between the user's browser and the server.

   - Employ encryption for sensitive data stored on the server.


3.2. Data Backups:

   - Regularly backup website data and store backups in a secure offsite location.

   - Test data restoration procedures periodically.


4. Website Application Security


4.1. Regular Updates:

   - Keep the website platform, plugins, and other software up-to-date to patch vulnerabilities.


4.2. Firewall:

   - Utilize a web application firewall (WAF) to filter and monitor HTTP traffic.

   - Configure the firewall to block common attack vectors.


4.3. Security Scans:

   - Perform regular security scans and vulnerability assessments.

   - Promptly address and remediate any identified vulnerabilities.


5. Incident Response


5.1. Monitoring:

   - Implement logging and monitoring systems to detect unusual activities.

   - Regularly review logs for security incidents.


5.2. Incident Reporting:

   - Establish a clear process for reporting security incidents.

   - Respond promptly to reported incidents, investigate, and take necessary actions.


6. Physical Security


6.1. Data Center Security:

   - If applicable, ensure physical security measures at the data center hosting the website.

   - Limit access to authorized personnel only.


7. Employee Training


7.1. Security Awareness:

   - Train employees on security best practices.

   - Conduct regular security awareness programs.


8. Third-Party Security


8.1. Vendor Assessment:

   - Assess and vet the security practices of third-party vendors.

   - Ensure that vendors comply with security standards.


9. Compliance and Legal Requirements


9.1. Regulatory Compliance:

   - Ensure compliance with relevant data protection and privacy laws.

   - Regularly review and update security practices to align with changing regulations.


10. Review and Update


10.1. Policy Review:

   - Periodically review and update this security policy.

   - Ensure that security measures evolve to address emerging threats.


11. Contact Information


11.1. Security Contact:

   - Designate a point of contact for security-related concerns.

   - Provide clear instructions for reporting vulnerabilities.


By adhering to this security policy, Tegan's Tavern aims to create a secure online environment for users and protect sensitive information from unauthorized access or compromise.

Last Updated: 11/11/2023