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Legislation and Organizational Policies CHAPTER 14 197 often provides back out steps that show how to restore the system to its previ- ous state. Without this, changes made to a system could go unrecorded causing issues in the future. INFORMATION CLASSIFICATION A system of classification should be explained through a corporate policy, which defines the terms used and what they mean. When you are creating these classifications, the following levels should be included: Public or unclassified , meaning that it can be viewed by people outside of the organization. Classified , meaning that it is only for internal use, not for distribution to outside parties. Management only , meaning that only managers and supervisors may view the information. This can be further broken down so that only certain levels of management can view it. For example, certain information may be suitable for top management but not for supervisors of individual departments. Department specific , so that people outside of a particular department do