Memo Assignment Essay

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Memo Assignment – Chief Information Security Officer

1. A Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) is the senior-level executive within an organization responsible for establishing and maintaining the enterprise vision, strategy and program to ensureinformation assets and technologies are adequately protected.

TO: (recipients’ names, department name, or organizational group name)
FROM: (your name and job title)
DATE: (current date)
SUBJECT: (what the memo is about – be precise!)

Opening Segment
In a few short sentences, you need to communicate the purpose for your memo and give a brief overview of the document. Depending on the nature of the memo, you may need to provide a bit of background and context for the reader too.
Discussion (Body)
This section is the main part of the memo, so you need to be sure to include all of the necessary information. The key to this section is organization: arrange your ideas so that they make sense to the reader. To make reading easier, you should break this section up into a series of small paragraphs (rather than one large one). When used judiciously, bullet points can be an effective way to communicate your points. If you have included an attachment with the memo, it is a good idea to refer to it somewhere in this section.
Closing Segment
Be sure to end your memo with a courteous ending and, if necessary, remind the reader of the action that he or she needs to take. Traditionally, memos are not signed by the author, but it is