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Garrett Ozar External Research Assignment Dr. Perry 4 December, 2007 1. Information Systems Security is a complex organizational system that focuses on the “confidentiality, integrity and availability of data regardless of the form the data may take: electronic, print, or other forms” (Wikipedia). As we progress further into technology, Information Systems Security becomes more and more important to keep your company secure from intruders. Intruders may include a variety of sources ranging from competitors to possible thieves. Confidential information is now stored on databases on central unit processors that can be easily hacked into without heavy “electronic” security. Businesses supply a significant budget for ISS experts. 2. Substantial laws that heavily impact Information Systems Security include but are not limited to: the UK Data Protection Act 1998, which regulates the protection of data privacy along with the “processing of information.” The Computer Misuse Act 1990, which is an English based law that makes crimes committed over the computer a criminal offence. The EU Data Retention Laws, which “requires Internet service providers and phone companies to keep data on every electronic
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