* 1. Managing Internet Misuse Inside the Company
* 2. It is important to learn how to prevent misuse of your company’s technology resources and how to protect your business from legal liability for employee misuse of e-mail, blogs and the Internet. Managing Internet Misuse Introduction
Computer Misuse Act 1990
The computer misuse act of 1990 is a law in the UK that makes certain activities illegal, such as hacking into other people’s systems, misusing software, or helping a person gain access to protected files of someone else’s computer. The main goal of the Act was to discourage...
Computer Misuse is to hack someone`s computer to steal information, unauthorised access to computer system and damaging software (malware), such as viruses.
There are different types of computer misuse and they are:
Hacking is where an unauthorised person uses a network, Internet...
Misuse detection is the process of attempting to identify instances of network attacks by
comparing current activity against the expected actions of an intruder. Most current approaches
to misuse detection involve the use of rule-based expert systems to identify indications of known
protect personal data stored on computers or in an organised paper filing system.
*For the exam, know about the 1998 Act.*
The need for the Data Protection Act
During the second half of the 20th century, businesses, organisations and the government began using computers to store information about their...
arise from the computer software required for the total system efficiently. The bulk of the cost although comes from these three items , associated cost worth of note also result from trying tags, cost of information misinterpretations, and training employees in the appropriate use of the technology...
art in computer system design is such that any systems resulting from TIA are unlikely to be able to preserve integrity and keep data out of unauthorized hands, whether they are operated by governmental or commercial organizations. Frequent reports of successful hacker breakins, insider misuse of supposedly...
Computer and internet availability is not a big issue now. Most of the people try to misuse the computer resources. Some willing misuse the computer and some people unknowingly misuse the law. Mentioned below are the categories of computer misuse.
- What is computer crime?
Computer crime is a criminal act that has been committed using a computer has principal tool. It is against the law to have access to unauthorised information unless the owner has given the right to. The most common way of committing computer...
Experts claim millions of dollars are lost in productivity, computer assets, credibility and customer confidence. Is someone really watching what employees click? The Internet in the workplace causes security risks because of employee misuse, lack of employer policy and inadequate firewall systems.
inventions brought by modern technology is computer. Computer is one of the most powerful innovations in human history. It is a programmable machine designed to sequentially and automatically carry out a sequence of arithmetic or logical operations. A computer can solve problems in exactly the way it is...
COMPARISON BETWEEN COMPUTER CRIME ACT 1997 AND COMPUTER MISUSE ACT 1990 (UK)
As the Malaysian society becomes more and more technology-savvy and Internet savvy due to the encouragement by the government and the country’s vision to be a world leading country in computer technology with the Multimedia...
someone else's computer. A virus spreads by duplicating and attaching itself to other files. The extent of the damage depends on the virus. There are tens of thousands of viruses.
Some virus damage is insignificant but inconvenient. Some virus damage is disastrous, putting the computer system out of...
P3- Explain issues related to the use of information
In this report I am going to be discussing the issues in which are related to the use of information. I am going to be doing this by using the legal acts in which are enforced for if such issue was to occur within a business. Firstly, I am going...
type of property we can see and touch. Delivery trucks, desks, computers, inventory, and the
Building and land in which a business is located are all forms of tangible property.
Information technology computer hardware includes computers components input keyboards, output screens or monitors, and...
Explain the legal and ethical issues in relation to the use of business information (P5)
Legal issues are various items of legislation (law) to protect the use of business information.
Data protection act 1998
Many business store information about people, whether it’s for potential customers or...
P5: Explain the legal and ethical issues in relation to the use of business information
In this task I am going to explain about each of the legal issues and the ethical issues individually and explain how businesses use these.
What is the Data Protection Act 1998?
This Act came into force in...
Internet Addiction and Abuse: A new Problem among Young People
Internet is a kind of network which a lot of people use it to exchange information, particularly young people. As the Internet gains its popularity at an amazing rate, it has become the most widely used network, and has permeated our modern...
Computer Misuse Act – Jake Barrell
Computer misuse act came to force in 1990.
The Act Covers
This act covers hacking which is when someone illegally gains access to a computer with someone else's username or password which you do not have permission to use being unauthorised access, modify files or...
The data protection act is in place to ensure that people and companies that have access to personal information only use it for what they need to, to complete their work. This relates to my work in the way that I am not only handing peoples businesses and what’s going on in them but I have people’s...
continue to use ‘mainstream’ UK GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Practice).
The state (parliament) attempts to maintain standards and behaviour by enacting legislation to regulate the behaviour of companies and employees. Although specific pieces of legislation, such as The Computer Misuse Act 1990,...
information systems development.
Computers and their uses have become pervasive in today's society with new uses occurring on almost a daily basis. In general this use is beneficial; however, as with all technology, computers may be put to the wrong use. In order to safeguard computer users in the UK there are...
Under NO circumstances may games be downloaded
or played on any school computers.
Computer games are strictly prohibited by county
Computers and computer networks are powerful tools used to
support the instructional program. In order to maintain these tools
scenarios that are listed below are some example of everyday problems that might surface as employees. I will assess what solution could be done or to use to resolve the situations.
The at will employment is a term used in labor law in which an employee can be fired by an employer for any cause , and...
future of the country is!So,youths are the blood of the country.But there are a few enemies who are decreasing the numbers of the active youth such as computer games.facebook and televisions.Among those enemies,the biggest and greatest enemies are DRUGS!
Nowadays,many youths are involved in...
Essay on the Misuse of the Internet in Academic Institutions
Internet, the World Wide Web and computers have become a widely accepted aid in education and their influence in nearly all spheres of human existence is constantly increasing. The internet provides access to a very wide range of material...
three main laws which are:
• Data Protection Act 1998
• Freedom of Information Act 2000
• The Computer Misuse Act 1990
Data Protection Act 1998-this act is designed to protect customers from unfair use of their personal information. It affects marketing activity for the reason that customers can...
Commandments of Computer Ethics.
THE 10 COMMANDMENTS OF COMPUTER ETHICS
From The Computer Ethics Institute
1. Thou shalt not use a computer to harm other people.
2. Thou shalt not interfere with other people’s computer work.
Every advancement in information technology is accompanied by at least one ethical quandary and the decisions we should take. Computer users are unaware of the fine balance between ethics and profit struck by providers. Software developers, businesses and individuals must think about the...
The Misuse of Computers
By Chan Yu Meng
I am sure by now that many of you would have read in the news not too long ago about two lawyers being charged in Court with offences under the Computer Misuse Act (Cap.50A) for unauthorised copying of computer files from their employer's computer systems after...