Presentation on theme: "Information Systems Services Protecting Data – Keeping Safe Kevin Darley, IT Security Co-ordinator 8 th November 2012."— Presentation transcript:
Information Systems Services Protecting Data – Keeping Safe Kevin Darley, IT Security Co-ordinator 8 th November 2012
Information Systems Services Key Points - Information Protection Policy (1) Information Classification: Confidential Highly Confidential Responsibility: Assessment Management & Control Secure Backup: University Servers 3 rd Parties – & Storage
Information Systems Services Key Points - Information Protection Policy (2) Information Access: Password Controls Remote & Home Working Physical Controls & Destruction Transfer of Information: Laptops & Memory Sticks s & Post Encryption Security through Obscurity
Information Systems Services Encryption - The Sophos Suite Device Encryption: Laptop Hard Disks Data Exchange: Removable Media FileShare: Shared Keys Secure Cloud: Externally Hosted Storage
Information Systems Services Why Sophos? Enterprise Solution: Password (Key) Self-Service Reset Challenge Response Key Deletion Key Escrow What’s Missing?
Information Systems Services Meanwhile……. ……..you can use the in-built encryption tool of Office to ‘secure’ documents and then them as an attachment, but beware…..
Information Systems Services
Common Pitfalls: Phishing Mis-configuration/Unauthorised Software Misdirection of Loss of Laptop, Memory Stick or Documents Theft of Laptop or Documents Inadvertent Inclusion of Sensitive Information
Information Systems Services Areas of Risk: Home PCs: Open Access Dodgy Websites Onus of Maintenance Laptops & Briefcases: Higher Probability of Burglary Easy to Carry V & A
Information Systems Services Risk Reduction: Maintain Security of Home PCs: Microsoft Security Essentials Malware Bytes Onus for Maintenance Portable Devices: Use In-built Security Report Loss/Theft Laptops & Briefcases: Be Security Conscious Out of Sight / Take it to Bed
Information Systems Services Help & Reporting : If in Doubt Please Ask!: ISS Helpdesk % ) Please Report Actual or Suspected Security Breaches as soon as Possible: Kevin Darley – IT Security Co-ordinator % )