Risk, Loss Prevention, Emergency Plan Professor: Daniel Benny Case Study #1 Case Study You have been instructed to develop a security assessment and auditing program. You manage several regional security officers in the field who ensure that critical company infrastructure is protected from theft and terrorism. What kind of security checklists will you create to protect the infrastructure? Based on the vagueness of the task at hand, I feel that a general well rounded strategy would work best here, until more details can be obtained. Key points on this checklist would be protection against the threat of internal and external theft, including embezzlement, fraud, burglar, robbery, industrial espionage, and the theft of trade secret and proprietary information.
Derek Brunson CISM 3330-03 Plug IT In 6 Discussion Questions 1. | Why is it so important for you to protect your information assets? Can you assume that your organization's MIS department will do it for you? It is important to protect your information assets by behavioral actions and computer-based actions. I can assume that my organization MIS department will do it for me because they would identify issues and problems and promote to employees how to protect their assets that might be vulnerable to theft in the outside world.
Explain the meaning of the term confidentiality Confidentiality refers to the need to handle personal and private information in ways that are appropriate, safe and professional and meet legal requirements. There are three main reasons why confidentiality is an important issue in a health and social care setting. Trust The relationships you build with service users and their families are central to your care role. If you share their personal information with others who have no need or right to know you risk breaking their trust in you. Individuals also need to know there are secure systems and procedures operating in the care setting to protect confidential information.
Compliance Law | Description of Compliance Law | Rationale for Using this Law | FISMA | The act requires each federal agency to develop, document, and implement an agency-wide program to provide information security for the information and information systems that support the operations and assets of the agency, including those provided or managed by another agency, contractor, or other source. | FISMA was a way of protecting information and information systems from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, disruption, modification, or destruction within federal agencies and their contractors. | SOX | SOX not only affects the financial side of corporations, it also affects the IT departments whose job it is to store a corporation's electronic records. The Sarbanes-Oxley Act states that all business records, including electronic records and electronic messages, must be saved for "not less than five years." | SOX was enacted in response to the high-profile Enron and WorldCom financial scandals to protect shareholders and the general public from accounting errors and fraudulent practices in the enterprise.
Internal controls over accounts reporting include procedures that concern to the safeguarding of records that correctly and fairly reveal the transactions and dispositions of the assets of the issuer. It also needs to give realistic assurance that receipts and expenditures of the issuer are only made in accordance with authorizations of management and directors of the registrant. What implications does this act have for those who are unethical with accounting information? Corporate fraud and accountability section deals with the penalties and regulations to avoid fraudulent practices. One key result of this applies to anyone who tries to meddle with documents.
This action is a good start, so that both parties define and protect specific laws. If a legal dispute does happen both parties may wish to be aware of practical considerations before taking any legal actions. Considerations such as; the partnership, the original contract, the laws of the government that one is doing business with, future investments, and relations with the country in which the business is located. One factor that may not work in CadMex’s favor when granting the sublicensing agreement is that there is always a chance that Gentura may violate the agreement and divulge CasMex’s proprietary information to competing companies. When conducting business with foreign countries one should always be aware of the laws and customs in place of the country one wishes to conduct business with or make arrangements to do business (Delaney, 2004).
“The Impending Demise of Net Neutrality” by Elliot D. Cohen In “The Impending Demise of Net Neutrality,” the author, Elliot D. Cohen argues that the current system of American internet usage threatens to ruin the freedom of information among individuals. He examines the historical background of net neutrality and significant court cases related to it. However, his article focuses more on inciting fear among individuals than giving solid evidence to support his arguments. He appears afraid of the private corporations who offer internet; however, at the same time, he fears the government. At times, his rhetoric borders on conspiracy theories.
Government versus Private Security Employees Alan Shank AJS/502 June 2, 2014 Donald Vinci Government versus Private Security Employees Comparing government and private security is important in the field of criminal justice as the field moves toward a future of technological changes and the desire to keep the public safe while keeping costs down. To examine these two separate areas of criminal justice they will be broken down to see how each one is structured and the primary goals for each one. Government and private security can be used to describe the methods that we use in the world to keep people and their goods safe. Each of these two entities, however has distinct differences and similarities that can be compared to determine the benefit and drawback of each type of security. There is a difference if managerial structures and legal ramifications for employees completing their job duties, additionally each one has their own ethics that they function within (Roufa, n.d.).
They must make sure the information is: * used fairly and lawfully * used for limited, specifically stated purposes * used in a way that is adequate, relevant and not excessive * accurate * kept for no longer than is absolutely necessary * handled according to people’s data protection rights * kept safe and secure * not transferred outside the UK without adequate protection http://www.rac.co.uk/privacy-policy The RAC follows the rules laid out in the Data Protection Act 1998 by only using the data submitted to them by customers for the purpose that is was submitted for, for example health data for your registration under the Motability Scheme. The Computer Misuse Act is another legal issue that businesses must take into account. This Act was introduced in attempt to prevent and protect businesses from viruses, hackers, copyright infringements and fraud on their computer systems. The Computer Misuse Act has made it illegal to: * gain unauthorised access to a computer’s data for the purpose of blackmailing * commit software piracy by copying programs illegally * hack into and gain unauthorised access to a computer’s data * gain access to a computer’s data without permission with the purpose of altering or deleting it or to plant a virus There are also ethical issues that a business must follow as to how it is run, including the use of its information. Ethics are a set of principles that a business should follow in
1.2 Explain why it is important to have secure systems for recording and storing information in a Social care setting. It is important because any breach of personal information without consent is breach of the law data act 1998. Also privacy is very important to people and they don’t want their personal information getting into the wrong hands and being used against them or being a victim of identity theft. 2.1 Describe how to access guidance, information and advice about handling information. I would access guidance, information and advice about handling information from speaking to my manger and attending any training and reading the policy and procedures.