Advantages And Disadvantages Of Computer Security

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Summary on my research on Outsource Computer Security

What is computer security?
According to www.cert.org, “Computer Security is the process of preventing and detecting unauthorized use of your computer. It involves the process of safeguarding against intruders from using your computer resources for malicious intents or for their own gains (or even gaining access to them accidentally). It encompasses several security measures such as software programs like anti-virus suites, firewalls, and user dependent measures such as activating deactivating certain software features like Java scripts, ActiveX and being vigilant in using the computer and the network resources or the Internet. It included four main areas which are confidentiality, integrity, availability, and authentication”. Computer security is important to prevent data theft, misused of data by
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A company uses its own employees, expertise and abilities to keep secure their computer security internally.

i. ADVANTAGES

1. Computer security team is greater visibility: As you can see your computer security team carry out their work with your own eyes, it is easier for you to monitor what they are doing and to make sure that they are contributing positively to the protection of your network.
2. Value adding opportunity to improve the abilities and skills of your security staff: The integration of administrative, operational, electronic and physical security skills helps keep staff motivated and creative, eliminating complacency and performance issues and increasing staff retention.

ii. DISADVANTAGES

1. Need to hire a dedicated worker or workers for the task: Computer security service is a type of full time job, that why to assign computer security tasks to an employee who already has daily duties, it would be a very challenge duty and

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