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Dangers to ICT

Hardware failure, damage, theft, viruses, hacking, fire

Virus prevention?

Anti virus software, don't open from unknown sources

What is a code of conduct?

A set of rilules that make employees aware of security policy.

Computer misuse act 1990

Allowed unauthorised access, misuse and modification to be prosecuted. Combat hacking

Copyright, designs and patents act

Makes it illegal to copy software and run pirated software

Types of licences?

Single user- one person at a time

Concurrent- one licence per machine

Non Concurrent- one licence per person

Multi User- Covers a specific number of users/machines

Site/Network- Covers all computers in a site or network

Data Protection Act 1998

Set of principles to keep data secure

8 principles of the data protection act

Be fairly and lawfully processed

Held for a specified and lawful purpose

Adequate and relevant

Keep accurate and up to date

Kept no longer than necessary

Processed in accordance with data subjects rights

Secure from unauthorised access

Not transferred to other countries without adequate protection

Difference between privacy and security

Privacy- The right of an individual to keep certain aspects of their life private.

Security- the mechanism in place to protect the privacy of information