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Unformatted text preview: • Fail to update software • Fail to update virus definitions • Entry error • Hardware failure • Poor password security Losses Losses include direct losses, such as stolen equipment, indirect losses, such as the cost of reloading system software, and intangible losses, such as the damage to a company’s reputation. • Direct losses o Stolen hardware o Damaged equipment o Corrupted data • Indirect losses o Cost of reloading software o Cost of new equipment o Cost of employee wages fixing errors Safeguards Safeguards are all processes that are in place to prevent loss or limit the scope of damages. • Existing firewalls • Existing anti-virus software • Regular data backup • Limit access to hardware • Passwords • Storing data backups offsite...
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- Spring '10
- Information Security, Windows XP, anti-virus software, Computer virus