Monday, 1 June 2015

Unit 4 Business Communications P5 & P6

Dear all today we will cover the theory in the following PASS tasks here which is linked to the Unit specification here.

P5 Explain the legal and ethical issues in relation to the use of business information
  • data protection act can be found here
  • freedom of information act
  • computer misuse act
P6 Explain the operational issues in relation to the use of business information
  • Acceptable use policy here
  • Disaster recovery plan here
  • Code of practice for sharing information here
  • Web filtering policy here
  • Whistle blowing policy here
Some useful links-

The fines imposed by the Information Commissions Office thus far - https://ico.org.uk/action-weve-taken/enforcement/

BBC news article about the loss of NHS data and the fine incurred - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-23286231 (this is data in transit that should have been encrypted)

The James Bond Film ‘A view to a kill’ where the plot line was to destroy Silicon Valley (linked to the important of data backup) - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_View_to_a_Kill

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