Information Systems for Business and Beyond (2019)

open the attachment. You can find more about these steps and many other ways to be secure with your computing by going to Stop. Think. Connect. This website is part of a campaign by the STOP. THINK. CONNECT. Messaging Convention in partnership with the U.S. government, including the White House.

Summary As computing and networking resources have become more an integral part of business, they have also become a target of criminals. Organizations must be vigilant with the way they protect their resources. The same holds true for individuals. As digital devices become more intertwined in everyone’s life, it becomes crucial for each person to understand how to protect themselves.

Study Questions

1. Briefly define each of the three members of the information security triad. 2. What does the term authentication mean?

3. What is multi-factor authentication? 4. What is role-based access control? 5. What is the purpose of encryption? 6. What are two good examples of a complex password? 7. What is pretexting? 8. What are the components of a good backup plan? Information Systems for Business and Beyond (2019) pg. 137

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