DATA PROTECTION ACT
Outline the reasons the government feel that there was a need tointroduce the Act
Identify the groups in society do not have access to all theinformation held on them
Compare a data user and a data subject
Identify the type of information do we not have the right to access
Outline what is mean by
Describe 2 of the main provisions of the Data Protection Act andgive a reason why it is important that organisations follow theseprovisions.
Some members of staff have complained that personal informationheld on them is inaccurate, but no action has been taken.Mary Boyle was unhappy that Mike Murray from purchasing knewabout the details of her recent staff appraisal.Suggest how these problems may be overcome.
2COMPUTER MISUSE ACT
When the Computer Misuse Act (1990) was introduced who was itparticularly aimed at?
Outline the meaning of the term “hacker”
Describe a computer virus.
Name two of the offences created under The Computer Misuse Act(1990)
Outline three ways in which organisations can protect their computersystems?