ICT Topic 5 - methods

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What types of Measures can be taken to protect ICT systems?
Hardware measures, Software measures and Procedures.
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What are hardware measures?
Computers and other equipment that can be used to reduce threats.
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What are access restrictions?
Access to computer rooms can be restricted by using keypads using biometrics.
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How does one lock keyboards?
System uses a card and a card reader to restrict access.
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How can the use of user-IDs/usernames?
You can identify the user and can allocate resources.
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what are access rights?
Restrict a users access to the files they only need to perform their job.
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What are firewalls?
Piece of software, hardware or both that is able to protect a network from hackers.
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What is encryption?
Scrambles data as it passed along communication lines or wirelessly so even if its intercepted it makes no sense to the interceptor.
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What are procedures?
Management controls that are put in place to ensure that users work in a way that reduces or eliminates the threats to ICT systems.
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What is separation of duties?
Two or more people should be involved in dealing with an order.
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What is non-disclosure?
Non-disclosure agreements prevent employees passing on confidential information to others.
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What are audit trails?
Audit trails make it possible to track all details of a particular transaction?
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What are hardware measures?

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Computers and other equipment that can be used to reduce threats.

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What are access restrictions?

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How does one lock keyboards?

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How can the use of user-IDs/usernames?

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