How would you like a Free IT Risk Assessment? Because you are a small business owner, your time is precious. It can be hard to find the time to keep up with the newest trends in computers and technology. Your days are filled with attending to your clients needs, balancing accounts and herding employees. Evenings […]
IT Chief Information Security Officer, CISO discussion with a board, what issues matter to them and how to engage them.
Information Technology is a core business operation, it is now essential to most business operations. Technical staff – IT Mangers, Chief Information Officers, Chief Information System Officers now are being engaged by senior management and the board. Working at this level, board members are from all backgrounds and experiences, and you may be lucky to […]
Action Item Checklist Function Summary Description User Name and Password Protection Strictly enforce robust password security as per NIST Standards that include Upper and lower case letters, numbers and symbols Minimum of 8 characters, avoiding common words and dates Password not used for any other log in’s Changing passwords regularly – 3 months Using 2 […]
The key to mitigating IT risks is to minimise the harm they can cause. One way to manage risks is for boards to set up policies and procedures to reduce risks. Non-profit boards can also transfer some degree of risk by purchasing the appropriate insurance policies or by outsourcing some activities
Document the IT equipment in your organisation, keeping track of this allows you to manage when new equipment is needed, budget and understand if you are getting the best value from IT.