Student Name: Robert Joseph Mendoza
IT/244 Intro to IT Security
Instructor’s Name: Bryan Berg
Date: January 9, 2011
Due in Week One: Give an overview of the company and the security goals to be achieved.
1 Company overview
As relates to your selected scenario, give a brief 100- to 200-word overview of the company.
Sunica Music and Movies is a small but growing multimedia chain with currently four locations. These locations currently act independently from each other and have little to no communication between each other and each other’s stock. There is no web site which limits the business to local and word of mouth. There is also an accounting issue due to no centralization of funds. Because of these issues the company has lost customers and revenue. With the implementation of a Wide Area Network (WAN), and proper security steps, Sunica Music and Movies will have the ability to access, implement and use a centralized inventory database from any store. The creation of a webpage will also be necessary to be the company global as well as create an intranet between stores for secure location to location data transfer. There will need to be site set ups, one for the primary location of the web servers and data centralization and a backup location for disaster recovery.
2 Security policy overview
Of the different types of security policies—program-level, program-framework, Issue-specific, and system-specific—briefly cover which type is appropriate to your selected business scenario and why.
A programme-level policy would be the security policy used. This policy is the best for Sunica Music and Movies due to the fact that not every user will need access to all data be handled. This policy will provide Sunica Music and Movies the with a written an established purpose as well as well as a resources scope, responsibilities of...