BIS/221 Business Value of Software Applications

BIS/221 Business Value of Software Applications

BIS/221 Business Value of Software Applications

Purpose of Assignment

Security in the work place is a major concern businesses must address to protect company data. In addition, to automated security, it is also the company's responsibility to implement policies and procedures for the handling of data by company personnel. Students will research risks and threats to digital data and develop security policies all company personnel must be trained on and be held accountable to protect company data.

Assignment Steps

Resources:

Internet search engine such as Google™, Yahoo!®, or Bing™.
Microsoft® Word 2016
Click the "File" tab, then "New" to search for Microsoft® Word Memo Templates
Microsoft Office 365, Office 2016: Introductory: Module 1: Creating, Formatting, and Editing a Word Document with a Picture
Part 1

Develop a 1,400-word summary describing the challenges businesses have in securing data in today's technological environment:

Include risks and threats of company data.
What policies/procedures should be implemented for the handling of data ensure data protection and business continuity?
Use the following features of Microsoft® Word in your summary:

A Microsoft® Word memo template.
Either a bulleted or numbered list of the new security policies/procedures, and bold or changed font color so this list is highly visible.
Highlight the effective date so it stands out.
Insert an image that is relevant to the memo content. Images must also be cited and referenced.
Save as a Microsoft® Word document saved under the following format: Lastname_Course#_W2.doc.

Format your assignment consistent with APA guidelines.

Part 2

Develop a 175-word memo announcing the new security policies to all employees taking effect in one month following mandatory training. Search online for a Microsoft® memo template.

Create an eye-catching memo that is clear and to the point concerning the new security policies. APA formatting is not required for this part of the assignment.

Save as a Microsoft® Word document saved under the following format: Lastname_Course#_Memo.doc.

Format your assignment consistent with APA guidelines.
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