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A system security plan is a formal plan that defines the plan of action to secure a computer or information system.
It provides a systematic approach and techniques for protecting a computer from being used by unauthorized users, guards against worms and viruses as well as any other incident/event/process that can jeopardize the underlying system’s security.
A system security plan is primarily implemented in organizational IT environments. It can be a proposed plan to protect and control an information system, or a plan that is already in implementation. It is usually created using the organization/IT environment security policy as the benchmark.
Typically a system security plan includes: