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Exam One Notes Chapter One : IS Basic Concepts Q6 and Supplement Q6 : What Is Your Role in IS Security ? Information systems create both value and risks ex: of the security were breached at Amazon.com, people would have access to other peoples’ credit card data. Security systems depend on the behavior of the people using it. Strong password : Microsoft says it has the following characteristics: o 7+ characters o Doesn’t contain your username, real name, or company name o Doesn’t contain a complete dictionary word in any language o Is different from previous passwords you’ve used o Contains both upper and lowercase letters, number, and special characters (~!@;#$%^*()+;=-;[] | {} \:”;’<;>;?./) Examples: Qw37^T1bb?at Problem: these passwords are hard to remember; DON’T keep it on a piece of paper near your work stand. Technique: base password on the first letter of the words in a phrase. (song title or first line of a poem).
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This note was uploaded on 10/04/2011 for the course ACIS 1504 taught by Professor Jmlacoste during the Spring '07 term at Virginia Tech.

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