Safety and Security of Data
PRIVACY v SECURITY <ul><li>Ensuring privacy of data means making sure that personal data is not disclosed to anyone not en...
User ID’s and Passwords <ul><li>User ID unique to user and identifies this person to the computer, allowing them access to...
Problems with Passwords <ul><li>Estimated that 80% of all passwords can be cracked by an experienced hacker in less than 1...
Rules for Passwords <ul><li>Do not use a word that can be found in the dictionary </li></ul><ul><li>Do not include your su...
Monitoring <ul><li>Monitoring at work </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Personal use of PC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Content of email...
Spyware <ul><li>Identity theft/fraud </li></ul><ul><li>Computer crashes </li></ul><ul><li>Poor performance </li></ul><ul><...
Cookies <ul><li>A small text file downloaded to your computer, used by websites to collect information about how you use t...
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Safety And Security Of Data 1

  1. 1. Safety and Security of Data
  2. 2. PRIVACY v SECURITY <ul><li>Ensuring privacy of data means making sure that personal data is not disclosed to anyone not entitled to see it. </li></ul><ul><li>Security means making sure that the hardware, software and data of an ICT system does not come to any harm. </li></ul>
  3. 3. User ID’s and Passwords <ul><li>User ID unique to user and identifies this person to the computer, allowing them access to their personal settings and files. </li></ul><ul><li>Password verifies the user to the computer. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Series of characters that need to be typed in before access to the ICT system is allowed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Only known by the user </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Protects from illegal access </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Appears as asterisks </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Problems with Passwords <ul><li>Estimated that 80% of all passwords can be cracked by an experienced hacker in less than 18 minutes. </li></ul><ul><li>Problems </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Simple words chosen </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pet words chosen </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Passwords written down </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Not changed regularly </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Rules for Passwords <ul><li>Do not use a word that can be found in the dictionary </li></ul><ul><li>Do not include your surname in it </li></ul><ul><li>Use the maximum characters allowed </li></ul><ul><li>Mix numbers and letters </li></ul><ul><li>Use upper and lower case </li></ul><ul><li>Use other characters if allowed (eg %$&) </li></ul><ul><li>Change password regularly </li></ul><ul><li>Do not tell anyone your password </li></ul><ul><li>Do not use your user ID as a password </li></ul><ul><li>Never respond to an email requesting your password </li></ul>
  6. 6. Monitoring <ul><li>Monitoring at work </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Personal use of PC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Content of emails </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Internet access </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>THINK IMPERO!!! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Monitoring at home </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ISP monitoring </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Spyware <ul><li>Identity theft/fraud </li></ul><ul><li>Computer crashes </li></ul><ul><li>Poor performance </li></ul><ul><li>Pop-ups and banner advertisements </li></ul><ul><li>Software problems </li></ul><ul><li>Disabling of firewalls and anti-virus software </li></ul>
  8. 8. Cookies <ul><li>A small text file downloaded to your computer, used by websites to collect information about how you use the website. </li></ul><ul><li>Can be useful as will avoid user duplicating data on website if used frequently. </li></ul>
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