This is when an auditor does an actual review of the processes and the security of these processes and makes “professional recommendations” on the implementation of systems, the security of the systems and software, and even recommendations on better implementation of the database management. SAS 70 is important for all processes, electronic and manual, that may be outsourced to third party companies or may be maintained by third party software. This report provides the company as well as the third parties with a report that provides information on the internal controls that are in place and their effectiveness within both businesses. This allows the organizations to determine whether or not they need to make changes to their processes to ensure the security of the data that is being shared between parties (Hunton, 2004, p. 217). Finally, SAS 94 addresses the need for the auditor, and its firm, to fully understand the programming and technology that is being used for any given company.
A forgotten detail can provide a convenient back door, while an overlooked port can be an attacker's front door. Neglected user accounts can permit an attacker to slip by the defenses unnoticed. Part of the challenge of securing a Web server is recognizing the goal. As soon as we know what a secure Web server is, we can learn how to apply the configuration settings to create one. The fact that an attacker can strike remotely makes a Web server an appealing target.
Discuss technology recommendations to meet the future business direction. Be sure to include a rationale for the security requirements and the business need for each priority. Discuss appropriate policies, regulations and technologies to ensure that field data/information is handled properly and securely when used, processed and transported via a laptop or tablet computer. Where appropriate, your recommendations should align with the vulnerabilities you identified in Q. 3.
Other types of risks that BUGusa, Inc. can potentially face without property protection and poor management are: loss in customer trust, penalties for law violations, compliance risk, availability risk, access risk, and more. (Priviti, 2008) B. Discuss in detail what types(s), if any, of civil liability Steve and/or WIRETIME may face if caught. a. BUGusa is facing the issues of their work being stolen and internet hacking. Not to mention WIRETIME is unethical in their actions.
A role-based access control system is the best way to set and maintain the access needs for the organization. Separating duties within the organization has many benefits that can aid the security of information within the organization. Conflicts of interest and restriction of power are controlled by separating duties. When job duties are divided among individuals, a barrier is put in place to prevent fraud by one person within the organization. An information flow diagram can be used to help the organization determine each function; and assign the appropriate person to do the work.
Identify types of disruptive events. Outline the contents of a business impact analysis (BIA). Discuss recovery strategies and the importance of crisis management. Explain backup and recovery techniques including shared-site and alternate site agreements. Introduction Upon reading this chapter, you may feel like you are preparing for a project management role rather than an information security role, but you’ll soon see that the interests of those who manage the business and those who safeguard it are intertwined.
It is important to ensure information is accessible to those who need to know it. It is important to have a secure system for recording and storing information to protect confidentiality and prevent identity theft, and maintain the individuals rights. 2.1 Q: Describe how to access guidance, information and advice about handling information. A: To access guidance, information and advice about handling information I can read my company's Policies and Procedures, through induction and other training, through the General Social Care Council's code of practice for social care workers. 2.2 Q: Explain what actions to take when there are concerns over the recording, storing and sharing of information.
This threat is suspected due to the existing vulnerabilities that allow the unauthorized access of sensitive information across the existing network design. To thwart this effort and further secure Lafleur’s sensitive information the implementation of Access Control’s should occur. Access controls are used to authorize or limit object access to users, groups, and systems on the network or connected systems. Access control list consist of many areas that maintain a relationship with each other to provide an overall secure environment. The relationships that must be considered are: • Objects – This can be files, printers, computers, and other resources.
To have a duty of care is to have a legal duty to take reasonable care to ensure the safety of others associated with the business or project. Identification of potential risks to others require the facilitators to assume reasonable