Monday, 7 April 2008

An Introduction to Information Security

Data held on IT systems is valuable and critical any organisation. We all rely on information systems to store and process information, so it is essential that we maintain Information Security.

The purpose of information security is to preserve: -

  • Confidentiality - Data is only accessed by those with the right to view the data.
  • Integrity - Data can be relied upon to be accurate and processed correctly.
  • Availability -Data can be accessed when needed.

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