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A presentation prepared by my Y12 ICT AQA AS students in preparing for Unit 2, topic 5

A presentation prepared by my Y12 ICT AQA AS students in preparing for Unit 2, topic 5

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  • 1. Overview Tom, Adam and Charlotte
  • 2. Malpractice
    • Not backing up work
    • Going behind employers back
    • Looking at porn
    • Using download sites for music and films
    • Staying logged on
    • Looking at irrelevant websites
    • Sharing usernames and passwords with other people
  • 3. Protecting Against Internal Threats
    • Passwords
    • Attach computers to desks
    • Staff Training
    • Anti-virus software
    • Code of conduct
  • 4. Protecting Against External Threats
    • Firewalls to prevent hacking
    • ICT facilities not in flood risk area
    • Laptop data encrypted to help prevent loss when stolen
    • Uninterruptible power supply
    • Use security codes on doors etc to prevent access from unauthorised people
  • 5. Crime
    • Copying software
    • Hacking
    • Stealing peoples information
    • Fraud
    • Stealing disks and programs, even data
    • Having illegal/pirate software
    • Spreading viruses
  • 6. External Threats Darryl Arnett, Robert Dean & Steven Pennie
  • 7. Electronically
    • A database is a potential goldmine to the cyber-criminal or hacker that is determined to profit from the theft of personal or business information.
    • Power Failure
    • Viruses
  • 8. Natural Disasters
    • Fire
    • Floods and Other Water Damage
    • can result in a loss of equipment and data
  • 9. To Prevent it
    • Use Firewalls
    • You don’t have ICT facilities in potential areas prone to flooding
    • Use keypads/biometric measures to prevent unauthorised access ICT rooms/equipment
    • Encrypt data on laptops so if they are stolen the security of the data is not compromised
    • Install an interruptible power supply to prevent loss of power
  • 10. Internal THREATS!!! By Ben, Ross and Ash
  • 11. Internal Threats
    • Examples of Internal threats are:
    • Employees introducing viruses
    • Staff deliberately damaging software, hardware and data
    Staff accidentally loosing or damaging data. Staff leaving computers logged on. Staff letting other people know their passwords. Staff hacking in to ICT systems.
  • 12. Protecting Against internal threats!
    • Train staff to prevent mistakes.
    • Use passwords to prevent unauthorised access.
    • Attach computers to desks to prevent theft
    Install virus checking software. Change passwords regularly. Have an acceptable use policy.
  • 13. Malpractice William Featherby, James Foley, Georgina Walls
  • 14. Definition of Malpractice
    • Malpractice is the word used to describe the act of careless and improper use of ICT.
    • At the workplace, the rules are stated in an ICT policy. Malpractice involves breaking these rules without malicious intent.
    • Malpractice is not against the law
  • 15. Examples of Malpractice
    • Downloading material which is not appropriate to your job
    • Surfing the internet in work hours.
    • Not backing up your work.
    • Compromising company security by not logging off from your workstation.
  • 16. By Joe C & Joe H
  • 17. Examples of crime include:
  • 18. Hacking
    • A hacker is a term for a computer criminal which steals your identity or information without permission
  • 19. Identity Theft
    • Identity theft is a term used to refer to fraud that involves pretending to be someone else in order to steal money
  • 20. Fraud
    • A fraud is a deception made for personal gain or damage to another individual