Thursday, 5 July 2012

In Security related operations, People Are Important Too

Most organizations generally state that they recognize that the employees are its most important asset. That said, they often do little to enforce this statement.

The safety and security of the employees should be paramount to the management. This also refers to information and data security and the protection of systems used by those people.

There are many ways in which an organization can seek to ensure the security and safety of its employees. This can be achieved by various security, health and safety programs.

Security whether it is physical or logical is important both for you and the company you are with and the policies and procedures exist to protect both organization and yourself. The role you have to play in the well being of organization should not be underestimated, as you are the key to its success.

There are many ways in which you can assist in Good Security Practices such as:
•    protecting Information In Your Work Area (clear desk etc.);
•    password and USERID Controls;
•    software Use;
•    good Backup Procedures;
•    using organization Computers At Home;
•    disposal Of Sensitive Information;
•    reporting Problems

Awareness is key.

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