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Quick Facts

Introduction to Viruses

  1. What is a computer virus?
  2. What kind of files can spread viruses?
  3. How do viruses spread?
  4. What do viruses do to computers?
  5. Virus Hoaxes

The Importance of Back Ups

Defining the Value of Information Security

Artistic Value

It's the Principle that Counts

Value Squared

Reaching the CEO's

They Just Want to Run Their Business

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They Just Want to Run Their Business

Whether a large corporation or small, it's essential to keep the message simple, especially when first introducing the idea of Information Security to Senior Management. "A picture is worth a thousand words," says Crutchley. "If you can help the CEO to visualize ISO17799 you've accomplished the task."

Information Security is NOT insurance. It's a business principle. It's an art. If the company understands that, then whether Information Security does or does not produce a return on investment is no longer important. What is important is that the company's information system is indeed as secure as it can get.

From: Indiana Information Security Web - http://www.iisw.cerias.purdue.edu/business_industry/defining_value.php

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