Information resources are vital to every modern business organisation. Their confidentiality, integrity and availability are essential in maintaining service levels, ensuring legal compliance and safeguarding the public image and public perception of the company. Every company must take security very seriously, and that relies on all staff playing their part.
This module offers guidance on a variety of topics related to IT security. We’ll investigate the different types of information, the relevant legislation, why passwords are important and best practice when using the internet and email. We’ll also explore where to store electronic information and the issue of viruses and other malicious software and mobile computing.
Learning Outcomes for this module include:
Understand what is covered by the term ‘information security’ and what their responsibilities are.
The learning will cover a practical guide to protecting themselves online, access to systems and handling data.
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