Information about your company could literally bankrupt you if your competitors had access to it. And if you deal in highly confidential information you risk legal complications and lawsuits by not securing such data thoroughly. Safeguard your company’s information with physical security measures.
Don’t sit around and wonder when your new business is going to begin to make a profit; use managerial accounting practice problems to help you figure it out!
You would never dream of leaving the company office door unlocked when you left at night, would you? That would be an information security mistake. But that’s what you are doing when you use your office computer to shop online, surf the web for personal reasons, and check personal emails on the job.
HIPAA is the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. It is also known as the Kennedy-Kassbaum Act as well, and compliance to it was expected by all organizations by April 14, 2003.
Fishermen purposefully bait their fishing lines with tempting food to catch unsuspecting fish, but computer phishers aren’t legitimately trying to catch dinner when they set traps for computer users. Instead, computer phishers are trying to steal their next meal–at your expense.
When you hear the term “network security” you might only think of viruses, hackers, and malware as threats. But did you know that network security can be severely compromised by unintentional human errors? It can be compromised by human nature too.
It is one thing for a software program to force adware on consumers (pop ups, banners); it is another for them to control a consumer’s home page choice, making it almost impossible to correct. That is why About Blank spyware is so frustrating.
People who travel need up-to-date weather information at the drop of a hat (or through their iphone), so being able to access a weather program that is under contract to provide Homeland Security with the same data is smart business.
Downloading illegal music is common on the internet, but using a peer-to-peer program like Limewire to do it can have quick legal ramifications, since this program makes ISP tracing a snap.
Making the ‘dirty dozen cyber crime’ list for their cyber crimes in years past (as well as garnering the attention of President Obama’s new cyber crime czar if they ever start up again), the people on this list represent predators like you may be facing in on-line chat rooms (and buying sites) now.