Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping

Information security concepts and terminology can seem intimidating to the average person. The following are the quickest and most effective ways of dealing with the issues. These can be thought of as ‘good housekeeping’. Work out what’s valuable Consider the effect of losing the following: Your VAT return (the day before you have to file it) Your accounts Your customer contact list Consider the effect of someone stealing: All your customer credit card numbers Details of the new product you’ve just spent 5 years designing Consider the effect of being unable to use your computer because of: Power cuts Theft Mystery technical glitches (at 5.30pm on a Friday, when the people who sold you the machine have left for the weekend) The Basics The following practices will hel... »