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Organizational Information Security System Analysis Every business which is using computers or has an information technology section in their company must know that they are responsible in securing and protecting the information from their clients and customers.
000 customers a year. As of the moment. This agency must see to it that the information that they obtain from their customers and clients are well protected and secured since they are private and classified. They have served more or less 25. then the company can operate confidently knowing that their computer systems and information technology department are safe and secure. safety features. fixing. Community Action Agency of New Haven is the one responsible in gathering. requiring passwords. storing and trading information with the government. shelter and family programs. weatherization. Community Action Agency of New Haven in Connecticut is an organization subsidized by the government. offering food storage. physical security of the system. education. confidentiality constraints. and social service organizations across Connecticut.There are numerous protections and security measures that should not be ignored by organizations which are using computers. There should be a follow up being done in order to make sure that the recommendations for the improvement of the information security system are functional. revising. The organization can now feel confident that they can protect their customers and clients from outside hazards since it concerns proprietary information. Some examples of these measures are firewalls. troubleshooting and maintaining . retailers. If you have all these security measures in place. energy help. and implementing measures that can help in improving the information security system. the organization has an IT department which is composed of two computer experts which are responsible in examining.
Firewalls Firewalls are the primary option of protection for securing information found in workstations. modify information. The nature of firewalls is to create a border of protection.the network in order to be sure that it is free from security violations. databases and Internet connections. This means that this is found on the border between the outside network and the inside system” (pg. para. hackers. Upon having some discussions . These machines can be protected against malevolent and spyware software. 33). The agency performs routine downloads consistently in order to safeguard the agency’s computers which are more than 75 units. physical security of the system and other numerous strategies that can help in preventing phishing. firewalls. The Community Action Agency of New Haven is adopting some sort of security procedures which include password assurance and prerequisites. The firewalls are utilized by the agency as a technique to restrict burglars who will take information. 1. or devastate information. According to the author of Fundamentals of Network Security. Firewalls are just like any other kind of antimalware and anti-virus software wherein it requires frequent update so that it can effectively secure the computer system of the agency. Eric Maiwald (2004) “Firewalls are gadgets that can manage the access of the system and can support in securing the internal network of the company to make it free from outside attacks. computer viruses and stealing of information.
The administrator will be the one who will make the alterations. When the warning is received the data which are found on the hard drive will be mixed up. Every personnel in the agency is using their own computer. the computer system is programmed in such as way that the . The Community Action Agency of New Haven has currently over 75 workstations and users. approvals as well as additions to the software of the computer system since he has a password. Each staff that has their own PC is encouraged to alter their password at least every three months as a form of safety measure. (Huntley. Passwords offer confidentiality to the user and access to the PC as well as all the information that are found in the system. Due to confidentiality. all of these machines are linked to the network as well as on the telephone system. Password Protection One of the most significant factors for computer security and assurance is the passwords. This type of technology is also known as kill pill and it will launch a warning to the gadget of the hacker.with the IT personnel at the Community Action Agency of New Haven. security issues and policies administration. therefore each of them should create their own password in order to obtain access to their computer. they disclosed that hard drive encryption is also utilized by the agency. 2010). There are three individuals who have a password to the computer network and the administrator is one of them. The passwords for all the system are being managed by the administrator of the IT division.
such as prevention . He has helped in the improvement of the strict protection program to defend and conserve the machines and the computer system. The worker is obliged to create a password which is composed of numbers. and other unexpected events or occurrences. the security group has enhanced various information security protections. upper and lower case letters and most of all it should be no less than 10 digits in length.information is provided only to those people who requires them. Barr (2010) in his article Defending Data Centers states “As an answer to this risk. They should not listen to Internet radio or download or watch any type of videos. robbers. James G. Consequently. hackers. The workers are likewise precluded from shopping and surfing on the Internet as well managing an account in the Internet. The Executive Director of the Community Action Agency of New Haven is a believer of the physical security of the information system. Physical protection of the System The mainframe of the computer system is situated anywhere in Connecticut and only the people who know its precise location are the computer staff and the high-level administration. The Executive Director’s plan is a contrasting measure for damages due to natural and artificial calamities. consents and authorization of giving access to particular information is password protected and only the personnel who has a password is authorized to specific information since it is relevant to their task in the agency.
2). 1. and the edifice is fire resistant. can end . the company also copies everyday activities in a disc to be used as a backup. the agency is ensuring the PCs with password security and firewalls that guards them from hackers. discourage .systems for intruders. para. firewalls which. and assembled to bear the most severe natural and artificial catastrophes. Moreover the Community Action Agency secures its computer system with cameras installed in vital areas throughout the middle. The disc is placed in a bank’s safe deposit box each day. if properly used. On location. As a protective measure. the chief security officer (CSO) of the organization should safeguard the data center facility by creating a complete set of physical protective systems and services including security guards and cameras” (pg. at least. Control of the access is authorized and using of flash drives are not allowed on the area.or. burglary and damage to the system as well as the information . security experts are on location. they utilize generators for their power source. Conclusion As a closing. There is also a computer technician will troubleshoot and manage the system. In case of a blackout. the Community Action Agency of New Haven has set up a protected and safe computer system that responds to the clear susceptibilities that they confront since they have enough safety measures and counteract measures.system-based attacks. viruses. malware. While computer protective measures are key to anticipating long-distance assaults.
and it is crucial that the computer system and the organization stick on to the privacy and classifieds since it is related to the problems of the computer system.which are saved in the databases. the agency also utilizes a back up strategy so that the information will not be vanished. Additionally. The agency is motivated by public faith. References .
V. New York. 1. (1 ed. Maiwald. New York: McGraw-Hill. 114. Summitt business Media. National Underwriter Property & Casualty Insurance. (2010).). J. (2010). Fundementals of Network Security.Barr. (2004). . Faulkner Information Services. G. Protecting Data Centers. 1. Retrieved Huntley. E.
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