L11 - FIT1003 IT in Organisations Week 11 Managing IT...

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1 www.infotech.monash.edu.au FIT1003 IT in Organisations Week 11 Managing IT Security www.infotech.monash.edu.au 2 Objectives for this session • Identify and explain the key areas of misuse of IT in organisations, and the risks associated with them • Describe a range of strategies that can be implemented to control the risks to IT systems • Appreciate the importance of the role of the IT professional in helping organisations manage the security risks. www.infotech.monash.edu.au 3 Where we are in the unit … Organisations IT, IS Information Organisations using IT and IS Communication in organisations Risks and liabilities of IT and IS The IT Profession Week 11: Managing IT Security
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2 www.infotech.monash.edu.au 4 Lecture 11 topics • Why are organisations interested in security? • Understanding the risks • Controlling the risks www.infotech.monash.edu.au Topic 11.1 Why are organisations interested in security? www.infotech.monash.edu.au 6 Importance of managing IT security IT systems – fundamental to an organisation’s survival – open up the organisation to a wide range of forms of misuse Fail to protect them from intentional or accidental misuse from inside or outside an organisation can lead to disaster
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www.infotech.monash.edu.au 7 Importance of managing IT security Plan to fail – inconvenience – customers, partners, employees – loss of revenue – reduced share value – ENTIRE business can FAIL www.infotech.monash.edu.au Topic 11.2 Understanding the risks www.infotech.monash.edu.au 9 Accidents [Bocij et al. 2006, pp.689-90] Cause approximately 50% of damages to systems and data Inaccurate data entry Employee ability Procedure compliance
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