Information security is the protection of information and information systems. Your textbook describes an array of threats to information. Data breaches have occurred over the past several years at a number of large companies that are directly tied to government, financial, and healthcare information systems. Many of these data breaches, including those at Equifax, can be attributed to poor security.
Considering that these breaches can impact us personally, and can cost thousands of dollars and a great deal of time to correct, reflect on your own actions and activities that put your personal information at risk:
What are some actions you can take to safeguard the security of your personal information?
Information is one of the most important organization assets. For an organization, information is valuable and should be appropriately protected. Security is to combine systems, operations and internal controls to ensure integrity and confidentiality of data and operation procedures in an organization. Information security therefore proves to be fundamental especially in era where cyber threats is experienced each and every day. Such invasion of privacy is always dangerous to any organization in terms of confidentiality and trust of crucial information. Therefore, there is an essential need to take care of such personal information as will be discussed in this paper.