The article discusses the tools that shape staff ethical behavior, which seems to gain in importance in knowledge-based economies. The author presents her division of tools into three groups (diagnostic tools, normative acts and the instruments that support the development of high quality work environment) and a suggestion of the course of the development process of staff ethical behavior, which consists of an appropriate selection of diagnostic tools, their correct preparation, application and, finally, a professional conclusion drawn from the results obtained. A detailed characteristics of the tools, both from the theoretical and practical point of view, is the main objective of the article.
The security assurance of data and information is a key challenge for companies in the 20th and 21st centuries. Due to a widespread use of IT and the IT supported storage and processing of data, the issue concerns mainly the new technologies. Legal regulations, norms and good practices that are included in various management methodologies constitute signposts when analyzing and solving the complexity of the issue. The results of the analysis of these documents from the point of view of particular public administration entities or companies that protect their resources should be given in a document referred to as the Information Security Policy