By Calder A.
Copyright; Contents; concerning the writer; easy methods to use this publication; Acknowledgements; Chap 1 -- Threats and compliance; Chap 2 -- easily crucial; Chap three -- The SOHO web road Code; Chap four -- The Infosec fundamentals for company; Chap five -- necessities for smaller organisations; Chap 6 -- necessities for higher agencies; Chap 7 -- necessities for instant networking; Chap eight -- necessities for e-commerce; Chap nine -- felony and regulatory necessities; The ABC word list of data protection and comparable phrases; Appendix 1 -- additional examining; Appendix 2 -- worthy web content; Index
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If you do have important information on your computer, you have to make backup copies of the relevant folders. The best way to do this is (for each user) to make a copy of either the whole My Documents folder or just those folders that you care about (for instance, you may not want to backup the My Pictures folder), on either a (one or more) floppy disc or CD ROM. e) You should regularly update this backup; the safest way is usually to operate with two sets of backups, one that you made (say) a week ago, and one that you made today.
I) You should familiarize yourself with the basics of your firewall, rather as you familiarize yourself with the basics of car maintenance or home security. You will have a few new things to do, including allowing both incoming and outgoing internet activity (because, for instance, The SOHO Internet Highway Code 31 if your firewall alerts you to all outgoing activity, it’s sure to detect a Trojan phoning home), and there may be minimal set-up decisions to make when you install the product. Follow the online ‘help’ instructions provided with it (usually the default option is adequate) or, if necessary, contact the provider’s helpdesk.
A business guide to information security: how to protect your company's IT assets, reduce risks and understand the law by Calder A.