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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 companys 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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This note was uploaded on 03/11/2010 for the course MIS 4110 taught by Professor N/a during the Spring '10 term at Uni. Münster.
- Spring '10
- Information Security