Creating a custom mandate

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Creating a custom mandate

A mandate is a regulation or framework that you must comply with. The Symantec Content Studio lets you create the custom mandates that fit your specific needs. You can also map custom mandates to control statements in the Content Studio. Any regulation or framework is a mandate.

To create a custom mandate

  1. In the navigation bar in the lower left corner of the Symantec Content Studio window, click Mandates.

  2. Do one of the following:

    • Click New, then click Regulation or Framework.

    • In the Mandates area, right-click, then click New Regulation or New Framework.

  3. In the Heading field of the details pane, you can type a name for the new regulation or framework.

  4. In the Prefix field of the details pane, you can type a section number for the new regulation or framework.

  5. To add levels to the mandate, click Edit.

  6. In the Edit Levels dialog box, click the add icon with the yellow plus (+) symbol to add a level. Then type a name and description of the level. Click OK to close the dialog box and save the new levels.

  7. In the details pane, type the text of the mandate in the body field.

  8. Click Save.

To add a section to a mandate or section

  1. In the navigation bar in the lower left corner of the Symantec Content Studio window, click Mandates.

  2. Do one of the following:

    • Click the mandate to add a section to, then click New, then click Section, then click Under, Before, or After.

    • In the Mandates area, right-click the mandate to add a section to, then click New Section.

  3. In the Heading field of the details pane, you can type a name for the new regulation or framework.

  4. In the Section field of the details pane, you can type a section number for the new regulation or framework.

  5. To add levels to the mandate, click Edit.

  6. In the Edit Levels dialog box, click the add icon with the yellow plus (+) symbol to add a level. Then type a name and description of the level. Click OK to close the dialog box and save the new levels.

  7. In the details pane, type the text of the mandate in the body field.

  8. Click Save.

Creating custom control statements

Mapping control statements to mandates

Mapping checks to control statements

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