Remote Access Policies
The templates provided by SANS are a good place to start:
All of them are here:
Here's the remote access policy example:
Where Have All the Pagers Gone?
It'll sound horrible, but it will be loud.
Or you could just play the latest Metallica album, which also covers this nicely.
How To Verify CD-R Data Retention Over Time?
The obsessed people at CDFreaks can help. Here's a link to their FAQ on CD-R media:
In other places in the cdfreaks forums, you'll find links to tools that can read the C1/C2 error rates. One of the simplest is "readcd", part of the "cdrecord" programs on Linux.
In the DVD world, Lite-On and Plextor both make proprietary programs to read the media-level error rates which only work with their own drives. Lite-On has a Linux version of theirs.