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taken from your pocket or bag unnoticed. • Due to theft or human is error is very common, the best defense is to encrypt your flash drive. This is the best way to prevent data theft and the best security is to encrypt the data. • A consultant from eSecurity Planet (a company that provides information security) recommends considering encrypting a flash drive so you will not be vulnerable if you were to lose your flash drive. He also says that it is crucial to have data encryption include a flash drive...

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Hospital Information System

the Hospital Information System and the have chosen the Administrative Modules which consist of Human Resource Management, Marketing Management, Inventory Management, Library Management and System Security. The modules chosen to be reviewed in this paper is Human Resource Management and System Security. Given the ‘big' budget and 3 years of project timeline, The company have to recruit additional task force by conducting interviews after advertising the job openings and estimating the cost of...

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It 244 Access Control Policy Appendix F

Associate Level Material Appendix F Access Control Policy Student Name: Patricia Manter University of Phoenix IT/244 Intro to IT Security Instructor’s Name: Kevin Swinson Date: June 24, 2012 Access Control Policy Due in Week Seven: Outline the Access Control Policy. Describe how access control methodologies work to secure information systems 1 Authentication Describe how and why authentication credentials are used to identify and control...

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Alternatives to Passwords

the most common way to access modern computer systems. However as we have seen these old methods of user authentication are susceptible to social engineering and new social networks have made this all the more easier. Luckily there are a few alternatives. These include Imaging, security combinations and Biometrics. 3.1 Images One possible solution to combat many of these problems would be to use images. Using a Deja Vu graphical scheme could strengthen security while keeping the convenience of more...

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Unit 4 P5

identifying potential requests. What is the Computer Misuse Act 1990? The Computer Misuse Act 1990 was designed to enclose legislation and controls over computer crime and Internet fraud. The legislation was created to: - Criminalise unauthorised access to computer systems. - Discourage serious criminals from using a computer in the commission of a criminal offence or seek to get in the way or impair access to data stored within a computer. The Computer Misuse Act 1990 has raised concerns among...

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Internet Privacy

communication, and personal reasons. There is a sense of false security for individuals on the Internet. Information is being sent globally in a matter of seconds, so how can you believe that your information is safe? Why would you want to put any information on the Internet at all? Knowing simple facts, like which activities reveal personal information, how others get information, and ways to safeguard privacy, may help average computer users stay safe and help keep personal information private. ...

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Creating a Stronger Password

characters used to access information or a computer. Passphrases are typically longer than passwords, for added security, and contain multiple words that create a phrase. Passwords and passphrases help prevent unauthorized people from accessing files, programs, and other resources. When you create a password or passphrase, you should make it strong, which means it's difficult to guess or crack. It's a good idea to use strong passwords on all user accounts on your computer. If you're using a workplace network...

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lab 5

Servers c. Logical IDS 4. When a computer is physically connected to a network port, manual procedures and/or an automated method must exist to perform what type of security functions at the Network Port and Data Switch level for access control? a. MAC Address Authorization configured for to protected each network port b. MAC Address Profiling c. Secured VLAN deployment for devices that meet this standard and cannot meet more intelligent solutions such as security posture assessment. 5. What...

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University of Southease

software while authenticating the already registered students, inadequate network bandwidth & IT&R’s Help Desk services (Saunders, 2013). · University of the Southeast maintained a centralized server for managing email accounts for better security, reliability and efficiency. It also made it easier to maintain & control (Saunders, 2013). · User friendliness was sacrificed as the faculty faced problems in archiving their mails, forwarding mails on their institute based account...

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Curbing Cybercrime in Nigeria

popular Nigerian argot, ‘yahoo yahoo’ (internet fraud), to cracking and gaining access to unauthorised havens, identity theft and to that which most of us are guilty of; software piracy. In a nutshell, cybercrime surround all illicit activities that computers can be used for. While most of all the other crimes are on the low side in Nigeria, the hydra-headed monster is this internet fraud which has poisoned our ivory towers yet finding its way to our homes, no thanks to some choice of package a number...

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